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Employment and income from employment

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Growth (annual variation) 
Employed persons (domestic concept), 2nd Qtr 2016, in %+1.6
 Men, 2nd Qtr 2016, in %+1.7
 Women, 2nd Qtr 2016, in %+1.6
 Swiss, 2nd Qtr 2016, in %+1.2
 Foreigners, 2nd Qtr 2016, in %+2.7
Unemployed based on ILO definition, 2nd Qtr 2016, in %+4.0
Growth in nominal salaries/wages 2015, in %+0.4
Impact of salary/wage agreements 2015, in %+0.8
   
Structure 
Employed persons, 2nd Qtr 2016, in 000's5033
 Women, in %45.6
 Foreigners, in %30.6
 Part-time, in %36.3
 Self-employed, in %6.9
Activity rate (15-64 age range), 2nd Qtr 2016, in %84.4
Normal working week, 2015, in hours41.7
Unemployed based on ILO definition, 2nd Qtr 2016, in 000's207.6
 Unemployment rate based on ILO definition, 2nd Qtr 2016, in %4.3
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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