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Swiss Labour Force Survey in 4th quarter 2018: labour supply 4th quarter 2018: 0.8% increase in number of employed persons; unemployment rate based on ILO definition at 4.6%

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14.02.2019 - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.8% between the 4th quarter 2017 and the 4th quarter 2018. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) increased slightly by 0.1 percentage points to 4.6%. The EU's unemployment rate decreased from 7.3% to 6.6%. These are some of the results from the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS).

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