Switzerland's non-farm payrolls increased 1.3 percent from a year earlier to an all-time high of 5.137 million in the third quarter of 2019, following a 1.2 percent gain in the previous three-month period. Employment in the industrial sector grew 1.2 percent to 1.110 million, as increases were seen in manufacturing (1.1 percent) and construction (1.0 percent). In addition, payrolls in services went up 1.4 percent to 4.027 million, driven by gains in business services (2.1 percent), health (1.0 percent), transport and communication (2.1 percent), financial and insurance activities (1.2 percent), hotels and restaurants (0.7 percent), education (0.7 percent), and trade (1.1 percent). Non Farm Payrolls in Switzerland averaged 4360.32 Thousand from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 5109 Thousand in the second 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 5128.00 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 5065.00 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.


Ok
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.

Please Paste this Code in your Website
width
height
Switzerland Non Farm Payrolls

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5137.00 5109.00 5137.00 3841.00 1991 - 2019 Thousand Quarterly
NSA



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-02-25 07:30 AM Q4 5.068M 5.07M 4.991M
2019-05-27 06:30 AM Q1 5.071M 5.068M 5.025M
2019-08-29 06:30 AM Q2 5.109M 5.071M 5.095M
2019-11-26 07:30 AM Q3 5.137M 5.109M 5.128M
2020-02-25 07:30 AM Q4 5.137M 5.115M


News Stream
2019-08-29
Swiss Non Farm Payrolls Rise to Record High
Switzerland's non-farm payrolls increased 1.2 percent from a year earlier to an all-time high of 5.109 million in the second quarter of 2019, following a 1.3 percent advance in the previous three-month period. Employment in the industrial sector grew 1.5 percent to 1.103 million, as increases were seen in manufacturing (1.5 percent) and construction (1.1 percent). In addition, payrolls in services went up 1.1 percent to 4.006 million, driven by gains in business services (2.0 percent), health (2.2 percent), transport and communication (0.9 percent), financial and insurance activities (0.7 percent), hotels and restaurants (1.1 percent), and education (0.3 percent). Meanwhile, employment fell in trade (-0.3 percent).

2019-05-27
Swiss Non Farm Payrolls Rise 1.3% YoY in Q1
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).

2019-02-25
Swiss Non Farm Payrolls Rise 1.3% in Q4
Switzerland's non-farm payrolls rose 1.3 percent from a year earlier to 5.068 million in the fourth quarter of 2018, following a 1.6 percent advance in the previous three-month period. Employment in the industrial sector grew 1.2 percent to 1.085 million, as increases were seen in manufacturing (1.8 percent) and construction (0.1 percent). In addition, payrolls in services went up 1.3 percent to 3.983 million, driven by gains in business services (3.2 percent), health (2.8 percent), hotels and restaurants (0.8 percent) and transport and communication (0.7 percent). Meanwhile, employment fell in education (-0.7 percent), trade (-0.6 percent) and financial and insurance activities (-0.1 percent).


Switzerland Non Farm Payrolls
In Switzerland, Non Farm Payrolls include employee jobs in secondary and tertiary sectors, self-employed jobs, apprentices and business owners.

Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.30 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5090.00 5098.00 5098.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 117277.00 106330.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 102.97 102.42 104.72 77.83 points [+]
Job Vacancies 36472.00 36085.00 36748.00 6014.00 [+]
Wages 6291.00 6260.00 6291.00 5082.00 CHF/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 112.40 113.10 113.20 100.00 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 [+]
Job Offers 79030.00 83600.00 83600.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.40 68.30 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.50 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5137.00 5109.00 5137.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1719.10 1729.60 1729.60 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.30 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.50 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Employment Change -0.10 0.30 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 80.40 80.60 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2802.60 2804.80 2841.10 2628.90 Thousand [+]