Structural business statistics 2018 Rise of 380 000 jobs in tertiary sector between 2011 and 2018
Number of businesses and jobs fell in 2020 for the first time since 2011
28.08.2020 - In 2018, almost 70 000 additional jobs were counted in Switzerland, bringing the total to more than 5.2 million. As in the previous years, the tertiary sector, which accounted for some 4 million jobs in 2018, contributed greatly to this increase with a +1.5% rise in employment. The level of employment also rose in the secondary sector (+1.2%) while continuing to disintegrate in the primary sector (–0.8%). These are the latest results of the Federal Statistical Office’s (FSO) structural business statistics (STATENT).
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