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Employment barometer in the 3rd quarter 2020

In the 3rd quarter 2020, total employment (number of jobs) fell by 0.4% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.5% with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period declined by 0.1%. The Swiss economy counted 11 900 fewer vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (–15.1%) with the employment outlook indicator also indicating a downward trend (-2.3%). 

Theme Industry and services

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  • Number of jobs
    Number of jobs

    Observation period: 1.1.2015-30.9.2020

    Federal Statistical Office

    Published on 26.11.2020



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