Employment Rate in Switzerland increased to 79.90 percent in the second quarter of 2018 from 79.40 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Switzerland averaged 78.99 percent from 1996 until 2018, 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 2.50 2.40 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5046.00 5025.00 5063.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 110474.00 107315.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 104.72 102.90 104.72 77.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 31047.00 36850.00 36850.00 6062.00 [+]
Wages 6260.00 6235.00 6260.00 5082.00 CHF/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 113.10 113.20 113.20 100.00 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 [+]
Wage Growth 0.80 0.80 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.40 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Job Offers 72133.00 73674.00 78215.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.40 68.40 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.80 1.90 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5070.00 5048.00 5070.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1699.40 1649.50 1699.40 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 79.90 79.40 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2776.40 2798.30 2839.10 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 December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
79.90 79.40 81.30 76.90 1996 - 2018 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.76 Oct/18
Switzerland 79.90 Jun/18
Netherlands 77.00 Jun/18
United Kingdom 75.70 Sep/18
Germany 75.40 Jun/18
France 65.90 Sep/18
Spain 64.01 Sep/18
Australia 62.20 Sep/18
Canada 61.70 Nov/18
South Korea 61.40 Nov/18
Japan 60.60 Oct/18
United States 60.60 Nov/18
Russia 59.80 Oct/18
Italy 58.70 Oct/18
Brazil 54.50 Oct/18
Turkey 47.60 Aug/18
South Africa 43.10 Sep/18
Argentina 41.90 Jun/18


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