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Employment and income from employment

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Growth (annual variation) 
Employed persons (domestic concept), 1st Qtr 2015, in %+2.8
 Men, 1st Qtr 2015, in %+1.7
 Women, 1st Qtr 2015, in %+4.1
 Swiss, 1st Qtr 2015, in %+2.1
 Foreigners, 1st Qtr 2015, in %+4.5
Unemployed based on ILO definition, 1st Qtr 2015, in %-6.5
Jobs (secondary and tertiary sectors), 4th Qtr 2014, in %+0.8
 Secondary sector, 4th Qtr 2014, in %+0.2
 Tertiary sector, 4th Qtr 2014, in %+1.0
Full-time equivalents (secondary & tertiary sectors), 4th Qtr 2014, in %+0.8
Job vacancy (secondary & tertiary sectors), 4th Qtr 2014, in %-0.6
Employment outlook indicator, 4th Qtr 2014, in %-1.5
Growth in nominal salaries/wages 2014, in %+0.8
Impact of salary/wage agreements 2014, in %+0.8
   
Structure 
Employed persons, 1st Qtr 2015, in 000's4972
 Women, in %46.0
 Foreigners, in %29.8
 Part-time, in %36.8
 Self-employed, in %7.7
Activity rate (15-64 age range), 1st Qtr 2015, in %84.2
Normal working week, 2014, in hours41.7
Unemployed based on ILO definition, 1st Qtr 2015, in 000's212
 Unemployment rate based on ILO definition, 1st Qtr 2015, in %4.4
Gross monthly salary (median), 2012 - Private sector6118
 Women5317
 Men6553
Employees covered by a CLA, 1 March 2012, in 000's 
 with normative provisions1742
 without normative provisions184
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