Swiss Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 3.0% in September


In September, Switzerland's unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.0 percent. Compared to September of 2012, unemployment increased by 10.73 thousand people (+8.9 percent). Youth unemployment increased by 579 persons.

At the end of September, there were 131.07 thousand persons registered as unemployed at the regional employment centers, 1.12 thousand more than in the previous month. The number of job openings increased by 357 to 14.26 thousand.

A total of 187.74 thousand people were looking for a job, 2.61 thousand less than in the previous month. Compared to the same period last year this figure went up by 12.87 thousand persons or 7.5 percent.

Swiss Unemployment Rate Unchanged at 3.0% in September


SECO | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
10/8/2013 9:30:20 AM