Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, is pictured through a window of his hotel during a campaign visit in Rodez

Macron’s popularity is falling with almost every demographic in France, but especially with one group

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French president Emmanuel Macron’s approval rating within France fell from 64% in June to 54% in July.

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Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, is pictured through a window of his hotel during a campaign visit in Rodez
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But one of the most dramatic decreases was among public sector workers. Macron’s approval rating went from 62% in June to 44% in July.

Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, is pictured through a window of his hotel during a campaign visit in Rodez
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Macron’s government announced a payment freeze for public workers. They will stop getting raises starting in 2018.

Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, is pictured through a window of his hotel during a campaign visit in Rodez
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Macron is trying to cut France’s budget deficit down to the target agreed with the EU. But instead of raising taxes, he wants to cut spending.

Emmanuel Macron, head of the political movement En Marche !, or Onwards !, and candidate for the 2017 presidential election, is pictured through a window of his hotel during a campaign visit in Rodez
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France’s budget deficit was expected to reach 3.2% of GDP in 2017, more than the EU target of 3% of GDP.

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