The Swiss unemployment rate ticked up to a non-seasonally adjusted 2.1 percent in December 2022 from 2.0 percent in the prior month, the highest reading since April. The number of unemployed people increased by 5,614, or 6.1 percent, to 96,941. Meanwhile, the youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, was up to 2.0 percent from 1.9 percent in November, as the number of young unemployed rose by 140, or 1.6 percent, to 8,773. For the full 2022, the jobless rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% the year before. Adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate inched lower to 1.9 percent in December from 2.0 percent in November. source: State Secretariat for Economic Affairs

Unemployment Rate in Switzerland averaged 3.16 percent from 1995 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 5.70 percent in January of 1997 and a record low of 1.50 percent in May of 2001. This page provides - Switzerland Unemployment Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Unemployment Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2023.

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Switzerland Unemployment Rate



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-12-07 06:45 AM Nov 2% 1.9% 1.9%
2023-01-09 06:45 AM Dec 2.1% 2% 2.10%
2023-02-07 06:45 AM Jan 2.1% 2.1%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Unemployment Rate 2.10 2.00 percent Dec 2022
Unemployed Persons 96941.00 91327.00 Dec 2022
Job Vacancies 64082.00 65092.00 Dec 2022
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.00 1.90 percent Dec 2022

Switzerland Unemployment Rate
In Switzerland, the unemployment rate measures the number of people actively looking for a job as a percentage of the labour force.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.10 2.00 5.70 1.50 1995 - 2022 percent Monthly
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Swiss Jobless Rate Edges Up to 2.1%
The Swiss unemployment rate ticked up to a non-seasonally adjusted 2.1 percent in December 2022 from 2.0 percent in the prior month, the highest reading since April. The number of unemployed people increased by 5,614, or 6.1 percent, to 96,941. Meanwhile, the youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, was up to 2.0 percent from 1.9 percent in November, as the number of young unemployed rose by 140, or 1.6 percent, to 8,773. For the full 2022, the jobless rate fell to 2.2% from 3.0% the year before. Adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate inched lower to 1.9 percent in December from 2.0 percent in November.
2023-01-09
Swiss November Jobless Rate Edges Higher to 2%
The Swiss unemployment rate ticked up to a non-seasonally adjusted 2.0 percent in November 2022 from 1.9 percent in the prior two months which was the lowest reading since October 2001. The number of unemployed people increased by 1,691 or 1.9 percent, to 91,327. Meanwhile, the youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, was unchanged at 1.9 percent, as the number of young unemployed was down by 57, or 0.7 percent, to 8,633. Adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate inched lower to 2.0 percent from 2.1 percent in October.
2022-12-07
Swiss October Jobless Rate Unchanged at 1.9%
The Swiss unemployment rate came in at a non-seasonally adjusted 1.9 percent in October 2022, unchanged from the prior month while remaining at its lowest since October 2001. The number of unemployed people edged up by 110, or 0.1 percent, to 89,636. Meanwhile, the youth unemployment rate, measuring job-seekers between 15 and 24 years old, edged down to 1.9 percent from 2.1 percent in September, as the number of young unemployed was down by 678, or 7.2 percent, to 8,690. Adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate was stable at 2.1 percent.
2022-11-07