Gender equality

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Gleichstellung von Frau und Mann

Explained and unexplained gender pay gap

According to the analyses, based on the mean, the unexplained share in the gender pay gap for 2016 was 42.9% in the private sector and 34.8% in the public sector. In 2012, the corresponding shares were 40.9% and 38.8%.

Balancing of work and family 2018

The publication analyses the effects of care responsibilities for children or adult family members on the employment of caregivers. Comparisons between Switzerland and the EU28/EFTA countries complete the picture.

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Legislature indicators: Guiding principle 7 - Equality

Introduction in English and Indicators available in German, French and Italian  


Federal Statistical Office Section Demography and Migration
Espace de l'Europe 10
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