Swiss Unemployment Rate Unchanged in September


Swiss unadjusted jobless rate remained unchanged at 3.0 percent in September of 2014 from the previous month and below market forecasts.

In September of 2014 there were 129,965 unemployed persons enrolled at the regional employment centers, about 1,531 more than in the previous month. Compared to the same month a year earlier, unemployment fell by 1,107 persons.

Youth unemployment (15 to 24 years) increased by 164 persons (+0.8 percent) up to 19,480 persons, but decreased by 657 persons (-3.3 percent) from a year earlier.

The number of jobseekers totalized 183,113 in September of 2014, recording 3233 persons more than in August and less  657 persons from a year earlier (-0.3 percent).

Swiss Unemployment Rate Unchanged in September


SECO l Rida l rida@tradingeconomics.com
10/8/2014 8:04:20 AM