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.

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 79.85 percent in 2020, 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

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.