Employment Rate in Switzerland decreased to 79.90 percent in the first quarter of 2019 from 80.60 percent in the fourth quarter of 2018. Employment Rate in Switzerland averaged 79.06 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 2.30 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5076.00 5065.00 5080.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 97222.00 101370.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 102.54 101.99 104.72 77.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 35771.00 36183.00 36974.00 6014.00 [+]
Wages 6291.00 6260.00 6291.00 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 0.50 0.50 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.90 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Job Offers 77273.00 74296.00 78215.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.30 68.70 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.70 1.80 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5071.00 5068.00 5071.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1698.70 1691.90 1699.40 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.20 -0.10 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 79.90 80.60 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2794.30 2832.20 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 July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
79.90 80.60 81.30 76.90 1996 - 2019 percent Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Mexico 96.49 May/19
Switzerland 79.90 Mar/19
Netherlands 77.70 Mar/19
Germany 76.30 Mar/19
United Kingdom 76.00 Apr/19
France 66.10 Mar/19
Spain 63.58 Mar/19
Australia 62.50 Jun/19
Canada 62.10 Jun/19
South Korea 61.50 May/19
Japan 60.70 May/19
United States 60.60 Jun/19
Russia 59.10 May/19
Italy 59.00 May/19
Brazil 54.50 May/19
India 46.80 Dec/18
Turkey 45.80 Apr/19
South Africa 42.56 Mar/19
Argentina 42.30 Mar/19


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