25.08.2020 - New statistical information

Employment barometer in the 2nd quarter 2020

In the 2nd quarter 2020, total employment (number of jobs) fell by 0.6% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (–1.1% with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period declined by 0.2%. The Swiss economy counted 22 500 fewer vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (–26.9%) with the employment outlook indicator indicating a downward trend (-3.4%). 

Theme Industry and services

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  • Number of jobs
    Number of jobs

    Observation period: 1.1.2015-30.6.2020

    Federal Statistical Office

    Published on 25.08.2020



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