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Employment and income from employment

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Growth (annual variation) 
Employed persons (domestic concept), 4th Qtr 2015, in %+0.5
 Men, 4th Qtr 2015, in %+0.4
 Women, 4th Qtr 2015, in %+0.7
 Swiss, 4th Qtr 2015, in %-0.2
 Foreigners, 4th Qtr 2015, in %+2.3
Unemployed based on ILO definition, 4th Qtr 2015, in %+16.1
Growth in nominal salaries/wages 2015, in %+0.4
Impact of salary/wage agreements 2015, in %+0.8
   
Structure 
Employed persons, 4th Qtr 2015, in 000's5004
 Women, in %45.8
 Foreigners, in %30.7
 Part-time, in %35.6
 Self-employed, in %7.0
Activity rate (15-64 age range), 4th Qtr 2015, in %84.7
Normal working week, 2014, in hours41.7
Unemployed based on ILO definition, 4th Qtr 2015, in 000's229
 Unemployment rate based on ILO definition, 4th Qtr 2015, in %4.7
Gross monthly salary (median), 2014 - Private sector6189
 Women5548
 Men6536
Employees covered by a CLA, 1 March 2014, in 000's 
 with normative provisions1789
 without normative provisions187
Hourly costs structure of the workforce, 2014 
Total secondary and tertiary sectors, in francs59.62
 Hourly costs, in %80.0
 Wages and salaries, in %16.7
 Other costs, in %3.3
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