Switzerland Employment Rate  1996-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Employment Rate in Switzerland increased to 79.80 percent in the second quarter of 2017 from 79.30 percent in the first quarter of 2017. Employment Rate in Switzerland averaged 78.93 percent from 1996 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 81.30 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 76.90 percent in the second quarter of 1997.

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Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.00 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5018.00 4982.00 5063.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 142874.70 143674.50 195384.91 -4371.41 [+]
Productivity 100.84 100.36 100.98 76.53 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12095.00 12018.00 22574.00 6086.00 [+]
Wages 6257.26 6213.76 6257.26 5073.00 CHF/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 113.20 112.20 113.20 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 8.42 8.33 8.42 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 [+]
Employment Change 0.60 0.00 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 79.80 79.30 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2761.50 2818.30 2818.30 2628.90 Thousand [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 4915.00 4884.00 4921.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1659.00 1648.60 1659.00 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.40 68.80 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Job Offers 51896.00 52859.00 74527.00 27923.00 [+]
Wage Growth 0.70 0.60 7.80 0.30 percent [+]


Switzerland Employment Rate

In Switzerland, the employment rate measures the number of people who have a job as a percentage of the working age population. This page provides - Switzerland Employment Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Employment Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
79.80 79.30 81.30 76.90 1996 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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employment rate by Country

Last
Mexico 96.47 Aug/17
Switzerland 79.80 Jun/17
Netherlands 75.70 Jun/17
United Kingdom 75.10 Jul/17
Germany 74.80 Jun/17
Russia 66.10 Aug/17
France 65.30 Jun/17
Spain 62.04 Jun/17
Canada 61.60 Sep/17
South Korea 61.30 Sep/17
Australia 61.24 Aug/17
United States 60.40 Sep/17
Japan 59.20 Aug/17
Italy 58.00 Jul/17
Brazil 54.00 Aug/17
Turkey 46.80 Jun/17