Switzerland's non-farm payrolls rose 1.3 percent from a year earlier to 5.071 million in the first quarter of 2019, unchanged from the previous three-month period. Employment in the industrial sector grew 1.5 percent to 1.090 million, as increases were seen in manufacturing (1.7 percent) and construction (0.8 percent). In addition, payrolls in services went up 1.3 percent to 3.980 million, driven by gains in business services (2.8 percent), health (2.7 percent), transport and communication (1.3 percent), financial and insurance activities (0.3 percent), and hotels and restaurants (0.2 percent). Meanwhile, employment fell in education (-0.5 percent), and trade (-0.8 percent). Non Farm Payrolls in Switzerland averaged 4353.58 Thousand from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5071 Thousand in the first quarter of 2019 and a record low of 3841 Thousand in the first quarter of 1997.

Non Farm Payrolls in Switzerland is expected to be 5095.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Non Farm Payrolls in Switzerland to stand at 5050.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Switzerland Non Farm Payrolls is projected to trend around 5100.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-08-28 07:15 AM Non Farm Payrolls Q2 5.048M 4.961M 4.985M 4.983M
2018-11-26 08:15 AM Non Farm Payrolls Q3 5.07M 5.048M 5.051M
2019-02-25 07:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls Q4 5.068M 5.07M 4.991M
2019-05-27 06:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls Q1 5.071M 5.068M 5.025M
2019-08-29 06:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls Q2 5.071M 5.095M
2019-11-26 07:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls Q3 5.128M


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 Non Farm Payrolls

In Switzerland, Non Farm Payrolls include employee jobs in secondary and tertiary sectors, self-employed jobs, apprentices and business owners. This page provides - Switzerland Non Farm Payrolls- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Non Farm Payrolls - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5071.00 5068.00 5071.00 3841.00 1991 - 2019 Thousand Quarterly
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Brazil 32.14 May/19
Canada 16906.20 Apr/19
France 25330.50 Mar/19
Switzerland 5071.00 Mar/19
United States 224.00 Jun/19


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