Employment barometer in 2nd quarter 2017
Employment situation: more confident business outlook
Positive employment situation sustained in 4th quarter 2018
Neuchâtel, 28.08.2017 (FSO) - In the 2nd quarter 2017, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.4% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.1% with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period rose by 0.2%. The Swiss economy counted 5700 more vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (+10.5%) and the employment outlook indicator is also indicating an upward trend (+0.7%). These are some of the findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).You will find further information such as tables and graphs in the PDF below.Please note that the English version only includes the release's lead.