Around 69,000 police were stationed in the run-up to the protests across the country, including 8,000 in the capital, Paris, according to the French Interior Ministry.
"We expect fewer people to show up, but we expect individuals to be more determined," Interior Minister Laurent Nunez said Friday night.
On Saturday morning, fewer demonstrators of the "gilets jaunes" were seen on the streets of Paris, compared to the same time as in the previous week. The protests are named after the yellow safety vests that French drivers must wear in their vehicles.
According to the Paris police, more than 40 people have been interviewed in connection with the "yellow vest" protests. Compared with 340 people at the same time last week.
It may be that Macron helped counteract the heat of protest when he pledged on Monday night to raise France's minimum wage and stop paying new pensions in response to protesters' demands.
Cold weather this weekend may also prevent some demonstrators from failing in Paris and elsewhere.
But, she said, the measures announced by Macron – and his television appearance on Monday, during which he was "more modest" and more cordial appeared in the past – maybe some people have influenced.
"We will see if the French still support the movement, but also if the" yellow west "are willing to stop demonstrating and structuring themselves," Poirier said in a reference to the movement's grassroots movement, the has no leadership and was organized largely through social media.
"You need to structure yourself to meet with the government and sit down to start the negotiations."
The reforms The government is expected to cost between $ 8.1 and $ 10.1 billion, said Olivier Dussopt, France's Undersecretary of the Ministry of Public Actions and Accounting, to French CNN subsidiary BFMTV.