Employment Rate in Switzerland increased to 80.60 percent in the second quarter of 2019 from 79.90 percent in the first quarter of 2019. Employment Rate in Switzerland averaged 79.08 percent from 1996 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 81.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 76.90 percent in the second quarter of 1997.

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Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.10 2.10 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5098.00 5078.00 5098.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 99098.00 99552.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 102.42 102.54 104.72 77.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 36043.00 36121.00 36828.00 6014.00 [+]
Wages 6291.00 6260.00 6291.00 5082.00 CHF/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.40 113.10 113.20 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 8.48 8.42 8.48 5.30 Million [+]
Retirement Age Women 64.00 64.00 64.00 63.00 [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 65.00 [+]
Job Offers 83600.00 77273.00 83600.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.40 68.30 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.80 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5109.00 5071.00 5109.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1729.60 1698.70 1729.60 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.50 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.50 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Employment Change 0.40 0.30 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 80.60 79.90 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2804.80 2794.30 2841.10 2628.90 Thousand [+]


Switzerland Employment Rate

In Switzerland, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Switzerland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
80.60 79.90 81.30 76.90 1996 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.26 Aug/19
Switzerland 80.60 Jun/19
Netherlands 78.10 Jun/19
Germany 76.50 Jun/19
United Kingdom 75.90 Jul/19
France 66.00 Jun/19
Spain 64.49 Jun/19
Australia 62.70 Aug/19
Canada 62.10 Sep/19
South Korea 61.40 Aug/19
United States 61.00 Sep/19
Japan 60.90 Aug/19
Russia 59.90 Aug/19
Italy 59.10 Jul/19
Brazil 54.70 Aug/19
India 46.80 Dec/18
Turkey 45.50 Jul/19
Argentina 42.60 Jun/19
South Africa 42.44 Jun/19


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