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). Non Farm Payrolls in Switzerland averaged 50373.71 Thousand from 1991 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 5068000 Thousand in the fourth quarter of 2018 and a record low of 3841 Thousand in the first quarter of 1997.

Non Farm Payrolls in Switzerland is expected to be 5025.00 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 5115.00 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
2018-06-04 07:15 AM Non Farm Payrolls 4.961M 4.962M 4.999M 4.975M
2018-08-28 07:15 AM Non Farm Payrolls 5.048M 4.961M 4.985M 4.983M
2018-11-26 08:15 AM Non Farm Payrolls 5.07M 5.048M 5.051M
2019-02-25 07:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls 5.068M 5.07M 4.991M
2019-05-27 06:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls 5.068M 5.025M
2019-08-29 06:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls 5.095M
2019-11-26 07:30 AM Non Farm Payrolls 5.128M


Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.50 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5065.00 5080.00 5080.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 107298.00 112341.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 101.99 103.70 104.72 77.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 36681.00 36325.00 36850.00 6062.00 [+]
Wages 6260.00 6235.00 6260.00 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 0.80 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 1.90 2.10 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Job Offers 72133.00 73674.00 78215.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.50 68.40 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.50 1.80 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5068.00 5070.00 5070.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1668.80 1699.40 1699.40 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.50 0.30 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 80.60 80.50 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2841.10 2776.40 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 May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5068.00 5070.00 5070.00 3841.00 1991 - 2018 Thousand Quarterly
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Country Last Previous
Brazil -43.20 Mar/19
Canada 16873.90 Feb/19
France 25245.20 Dec/18
Switzerland 5068.00 Dec/18
United States 263.00 Apr/19


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