Swiss Jobless Rate Unchanged in February



Swiss unadjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.5 percent in February of 2015 from the previous month as the number of unemployed was down while jobseekers were slightly up.

In February of 2015 there were 149,921 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 1,025 fewer than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment increased by 662 persons (+0.4 percent). 

The number of jobseekers totalized 206,369 in February of 2015, recording 231 persons more than in the previous month and up 435  persons from a year earlier (+0.2 percent).

Youth unemployment (15 to 24 years) decreased by 470 persons (-2.4 percent) up to 19,041 persons, but decreased by 378 persons (-1.9 percent) from a year earlier.

Swiss Jobless Rate Unchanged in February


SECO l Rida Husna l rida@tradingeconomics.com
3/10/2015 8:03:11 AM