Switzerland Labor Force Participation Rate  1998-2017 | Data | Chart

Labor Force Participation Rate in Switzerland decreased to 68.40 percent in the first quarter of 2017 from 68.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016. Labor Force Participation Rate in Switzerland averaged 67.74 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 68.80 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 and a record low of 66.80 percent in the first quarter of 2010.

Switzerland Labor Force Participation Rate
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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 143674.50 143530.16 195384.91 -4371.41 [+]
Productivity 100.84 100.36 100.98 76.53 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12018.00 11701.00 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 79.30 81.30 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 Labor Force Participation Rate Notes

This page provides - Switzerland Labor Force Participation Rate- actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Switzerland Labor Force Participation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
68.40 68.80 68.80 66.80 1998 - 2017 percent Quarterly
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labor force participation rate by Country

Last
United Kingdom 78.80 Jun/17
France 72.00 Jun/17
Russia 69.20 Jul/17
Indonesia 69.02 Dec/17
Switzerland 68.40 Mar/17
Canada 65.70 Aug/17
Italy 65.40 Jun/17
Australia 65.30 Aug/17
Netherlands 63.90 Mar/17
South Korea 63.30 Aug/17
United States 62.90 Aug/17
Brazil 61.70 Jun/17
Germany 60.80 Mar/17
Japan 60.80 Jul/17
Mexico 59.80 Jul/17
Spain 58.84 Jun/17
Euro Area 56.80 Mar/17
Turkey 52.70 Jun/17
India 52.50 Dec/13