The number of unemployed persons in Switzerland decreased to an over 21-year low of 88076 in May of 2023 from 90534 in April of 2023. source: State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Unemployed Persons in Switzerland averaged 61051.67 from 1950 until 2023, reaching an all time high of 206291.00 in February of 1997 and a record low of 26.00 in July of 1970. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Unemployed Persons - values, historical data and charts - was last updated on June of 2023.

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Switzerland Unemployed Persons

Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 1.90 2.00 percent May 2023
Unemployed Persons 88076.00 90534.00 May 2023
Job Vacancies 50572.00 54172.00 Apr 2023
Youth Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.70 percent May 2023

Switzerland Unemployed Persons
In Switzerland, the definition for an unemployed person is: Persons (16-65 years) who were available for work (except for temporary illness) but did not work during the survey week, and who made specific efforts to find a job within the previous 4 weeks by going to an employment agency, by applying directly to an employer, by answering a job ad, or being on a union or professional register.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
88076.00 90534.00 206291.00 26.00 1950 - 2023 Monthly
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