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Swiss Labour Force Survey 2021: Annual averages Activity rate of 55-64 year-olds increased considerably in ten-year comparison

19.05.2022 - Between 2011 and 2021, the activity rate in Switzerland as a whole increased by 1.6 percentage points to 83.7%, with a strong increase in the 55-64 age group (+5.9 percentage points). Part-time employment increased among men, while remaining stable among women. In 2021, just under 10% of part-time employees shared their job with another person, known as job sharing. These are some of the results of the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS).

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