Unemployment rate based on ILO definition


People aged 15 to 74 are considered as unemployed based on ILO definition if they were not employed during the reference week, if they were looking for work during the four previous weeks and were available for work. This definition conforms to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) and OECD recommendations and to the EUROSTAT definition. Unemployed persons based on ILO definition are also sometimes referred to as “unemployed according to international standards”.

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All indicators

Some 68 indicators describe the current situation and changes in the integration of the population with a migration background and/or of foreign nationals in Switzerland in eleven areas of life in our society.

Key indicators

34 key indicators provide an overview of the progress made on the journey towards integration and the state of integration of the population with a migration background. If this information is lacking, the population is shown by nationality, and where this variable is available, the country of birth.


Federal Statistical Office Section Demography and Migration
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel



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