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Swiss Labour Force Survey in 4th quarter 2020: labour supply 4th quarter 2020: number of employed persons stable; unemployment rate based on ILO definition rises to 4.9%

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2nd quarter 2021: Number of employed persons rises by 0.5%, unemployment rate based on ILO definition rises to 5.0%

18.02.2021 - Between 4th quarter 2019 and 4th quarter 2020, the number of employed persons in Switzerland remained unchanged. The weekly actual hours worked per employed person fell by 2.0%. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) increased from 3.9% to 4.9% in Switzerland and from 6.6% to 7.5% in the EU. These are some of the results of the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS).

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