At the end of 2020, some 343'000 cross-border commuters were working in Switzerland. This was twice as many as 25 years ago. The publication "Cross-border commuters in Switzerland 1996-2020" (available in German or French) shows the development and characteristics of foreign cross-border commuters in Switzerland from 1996.
The latest data from the unpaid work module of the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS) are available. Findings are presented on domestic and family work as well as total time spent on paid and unpaid work in 2020, showing changes since 2010.
The SLFS in Brief informs a wide audience of the main indicators of the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS). The brochure provides information on the Swiss labour market with international comparisons (Labour force participation, unemployment and underemployment, retirement and working life).
Labour market status, persons in employment, labour market participation rate, occupational mobility, labour market dynamics: entries and departures, migrations, foreign labour force, cross-border commuters, future trends in the economically active population (scenarios), economically active persons by canton, district, town