Switzerland Unemployed Persons  1975-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

The number of unemployed persons in Switzerland decreased to 139556.05 in October of 2017 from 140303.06 in September of 2017. Unemployed Persons in Switzerland averaged 87951.23 from 1975 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 195384.91 in February of 1997 and a record low of -4371.41 in January of 1975.

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Switzerland Labour Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Unemployment Rate 3.10 3.00 5.40 1.60 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5025.00 5018.00 5063.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 139556.05 140303.06 195384.91 -4371.41 [+]
Productivity 100.84 100.36 100.98 76.53 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12439.00 12408.00 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 [+]
Job Offers 60070.00 59879.00 78215.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.30 68.40 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.80 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 4956.00 4915.00 4956.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1653.60 1659.00 1659.00 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Wage Growth 0.30 0.10 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Employment Change 0.20 0.60 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 79.80 79.30 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2797.70 2761.50 2818.30 2628.90 Thousand [+]


Switzerland Unemployed Persons

In Switzerland, unemployed persons are individuals who are without a job and actively seeking to work. 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 December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
139556.05 140303.06 195384.91 -4371.41 1975 - 2017 Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 701.48 Oct/17
Brazil 12.74 Oct/17
Canada 1156.50 Nov/17
China 979.00 Sep/17
Euro Area 14242.00 Oct/17
France 3483.60 Oct/17
Germany 2368.41 Nov/17
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2879.00 Oct/17
Japan 1870.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1931269.00 Sep/17
Netherlands 404.00 Oct/17
Russia 3.86 Oct/17
South Korea 997.00 Oct/17
Spain 3425.67 Nov/17
Switzerland 139556.05 Oct/17
Turkey 3404.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 806.10 Oct/17
United States 6610.00 Nov/17