27.05.2021 - New statistical information

Employment barometer in the 1st quarter 2021

In the 1st quarter 2021, total employment (number of jobs) fell for the fourth time in a row compared with the same quarter a year earlier (–0.6%; –0.2% compared with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period declined by 0.7%. There are, however, signs of improvement in the employment situation: The Swiss economy counted 4000 more vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (+6.0%) and the employment outlook indicator is also indicating an upward trend (+2.6%).

Theme Industry and services

Attributed documents

  • Number of jobs
    Number of jobs

    Observation period: 1.1.2015-31.3.2021

    Federal Statistical Office

    Published on 27.05.2021


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