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Swiss Labour Force Survey 2020: yearly averages

In 2019, 73.9% of employees in Switzerland registered their working hours, whereas in the European Union (EU) only 58.1% did so. In European comparison, fixed working hours were less common in Switzerland (49.2%; EU: 60.1%) and more employed persons enjoyed a high level of job autonomy (60.4%; EU:  50.6%). In 2020, 18.2% of employed persons worked regularly on Saturdays and 9.3% regularly on Sundays. Teleworking from home increased considerably in 2020, but varies greatly by economic activity.

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