Employment Rate in Switzerland decreased to 80.40 percent in the third quarter of 2019 from 80.60 percent in the second quarter of 2019.

Employment Rate in Switzerland averaged 79.10 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. This page provides - Switzerland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Employment Rate - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on April of 2020.

Employment Rate in Switzerland is expected to be 79.89 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Employment Rate in Switzerland to stand at 79.91 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Employment Rate is projected to trend around 79.87 percent in 2021 and 79.85 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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Switzerland Employment Rate

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
80.40 80.60 81.30 76.90 1996 - 2019 percent Quarterly
NSA

Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.60 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5107.00 5090.00 5107.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 117822.00 121018.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 103.02 102.97 104.72 77.83 points [+]
Job Vacancies 36572.00 36396.00 38958.00 6014.00 [+]
Wages 6291.00 6260.00 6291.00 5082.00 CHF/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.40 113.10 113.20 100.00 points [+]
Population 8.54 8.48 8.54 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 77989.00 79030.00 83600.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.10 68.40 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.50 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5130.00 5137.00 5137.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1719.10 1729.60 1729.60 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.30 2.40 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.50 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.00 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 80.40 80.60 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2802.60 2804.80 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.