Share of low wages

Definitions

A job is considered "low wage" when the wages, calculated on the basis of a full-time equivalent of 40 hours per week, are less than two-thirds of the median standardised gross earnings. The scale of the phenomenon of low wages is measured here from the point of view of the population of employees who hold a low wage job. It should be borne in mind that among employees affected by low wages, those who are paid low wages only because they work part-time are not included here.

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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.

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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.

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