Swiss Unemployment Rate Up to 3.1% in October

Swiss unadjusted jobless rate slightly increased to 3.1 percent in October of 2014 from 3.0 percent in the previous month. It is the highest figure since April.
SECO l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com 11/7/2014 10:39:49 AM
In October, there were 132,397 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 2,432 more than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment fell by 1,046 persons.

Youth unemployment (15 to 24 years) decreased by 759 persons (-3.9 percent) to 18,721 persons and fell by 490 persons (-2.6 percent) from a year earlier.

The number of jobseekers totalized 187,715 in October of 2014, recording 4,602 persons more than in September and less 821 persons from a year earlier (-0.4 percent).

Swiss Unemployment Rate Up to 3.1% in October