Swiss Unemployment Edges Up to 3.2% in November


In November, Switzerland's jobless rate was registered at 3.2 percent, up from 3.1 percent in the previous month, increasing by 7.9 thousand persons on an annual basis. Youth unemployment decreased slightly by 116 persons.

At the end of November, there were 139 thousand persons registered as unemployed at the regional employment centers, 5.63 thousand more than in the previous month. The number of job openings fell by 1.4 thousand to 11.57 thousand.

A total of 196.52 thousand people were looking for a job, 7.99 thousand more than in the previous month. Compared to the same period last year this figure went up by 8.2 thousand persons or 4.4 percent.

Swiss Unemployment Edges Up to 3.2% in November


SECO | Nuno Fontes | nuno@tradingeconomics.com
12/9/2013 9:25:17 AM