26.02.2021 - New statistical information

Employment barometer in the 4th quarter 2020

In the 4th quarter 2020, the total employment (number of jobs) fell by 0.3% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.2% with previous quarter). Among women, the decrease was 0.4%, while employment among men fell by 0.3%. In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period declined also by 0.3%. The Swiss economy counted 12 600 fewer vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (-16.1%) with the employment outlook indicator indicating a downward trend (-2.4%).

Theme Industry and services

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  • Number of jobs
    Number of jobs

    Observation period: 2015-2020

    Federal Statistical Office

    Published on 26.02.2021



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