Switzerland Unemployed Persons  1950-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Switzerland increased to 107893 in August of 2018 from 106052 in July of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Switzerland averaged 57031.29 from 1950 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 206291 in February of 1997 and a record low of 26 in July of 1970.

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Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 2.40 2.40 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5046.00 5025.00 5063.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 107893.00 106052.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 104.72 102.90 104.72 77.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 28496.00 15586.00 28496.00 6086.00 [+]
Wages 6260.00 6235.00 6260.00 5082.00 CHF/Month [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 113.10 113.20 113.20 100.00 Index Points [+]
Population 8.48 8.42 8.48 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 [+]
Wage Growth 0.80 0.40 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.60 2.10 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Job Offers 70578.00 62103.00 78215.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.40 68.60 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.90 1.60 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 5048.00 4961.00 5048.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1649.50 1663.80 1663.80 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.30 0.30 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 79.40 80.20 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2798.30 2822.30 2839.10 2628.90 Thousand [+]


Switzerland Unemployed Persons

In Switzerland, the definition for an unemployed person is: Persons (16-65 years) who were available for work (except for temporary illness) but did not work during the survey week, and who made specific efforts to find a job within the previous 4 weeks by going to an employment agency, by applying directly to an employer, by answering a job ad, or being on a union or professional register. This page provides the latest reported value for - Switzerland Unemployed Persons - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Switzerland Unemployed Persons - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
107893.00 106052.00 206291.00 26.00 1950 - 2018 Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Argentina 1239.00 Jun/18
Australia 708.77 Aug/18
Brazil 12.87 Jul/18
Canada 1195.20 Aug/18
China 969.00 Jun/18
Euro Area 13290.00 Jul/18
France 3462.00 Jul/18
Germany 2350.88 Aug/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 6871264.00 Dec/18
Italy 2705.01 Jul/18
Japan 1720.00 Jul/18
Mexico 1858160.00 Jun/18
Netherlands 353.00 Aug/18
Russia 3.51 Aug/18
Saudi Arabia 826428.00 Dec/17
Singapore 106.90 Dec/17
South Africa 6100.00 Jun/18
South Korea 1179.00 Aug/18
Spain 3270.09 Aug/18
Switzerland 107893.00 Aug/18
Turkey 3315.00 Jul/18
United Kingdom 918.80 Aug/18
United States 6234.00 Aug/18


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