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

The number of unemployed persons in Switzerland decreased to 130413 in March of 2018 from 143930 in February of 2018. Unemployed Persons in Switzerland averaged 56708.28 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 2.90 3.20 5.70 1.50 percent [+]
Employed Persons 5012.00 5025.00 5063.00 3242.00 Thousand [+]
Unemployed Persons 130413.00 143930.00 206291.00 26.00 [+]
Productivity 101.66 101.19 102.98 77.83 Index Points [+]
Job Vacancies 12714.00 12843.00 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 [+]
Wage Growth 0.50 0.30 7.80 0.10 percent [+]
Youth Unemployment Rate 2.50 2.90 5.70 1.40 percent [+]
Job Offers 62103.00 58638.00 78215.00 29043.00 [+]
Labor Force Participation Rate 68.60 68.60 68.80 66.80 percent [+]
Long Term Unemployment Rate 1.60 1.70 2.00 1.40 percent [+]
Non Farm Payrolls 4962.00 4956.00 4962.00 3841.00 Thousand [+]
Part Time Employment 1663.80 1620.50 1663.80 1064.50 Thousand [+]
Employment Change 0.00 0.10 1.20 -0.60 percent [+]
Employment Rate 79.90 79.80 81.30 76.90 percent [+]
Full Time Employment 2822.30 2839.10 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 April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
130413.00 143930.00 206291.00 26.00 1950 - 2018 Monthly
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unemployed persons by Country
Country Last
Australia 730.24 Mar/18
Brazil 13.12 Feb/18
Canada 1142.10 Mar/18
China 972.00 Dec/17
Euro Area 13810.00 Feb/18
France 3422.90 Feb/18
Germany 2458.11 Mar/18
India 44.85 Dec/16
Indonesia 7005262.00 Dec/17
Italy 2834.67 Feb/18
Japan 1690.00 Feb/18
Mexico 1830793.00 Dec/17
Netherlands 357.00 Mar/18
Russia 3.81 Mar/18
South Korea 1116.00 Mar/18
Spain 3328.34 Mar/18
Switzerland 130413.00 Mar/18
Turkey 3409.00 Jan/18
United Kingdom 855.30 Mar/18
United States 6585.00 Mar/18


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