Labour market status, employment status

The population comprises economically active persons and economically inactive persons. Economically active persons – who represent the labour supply – include employed persons (self-employed, family workers and employees) and the unemployed based on ILO definition. Economically inactive persons are represented by persons in education, housewives and house husbands, and pensioners.

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Economic activity rate

Percentage of economically active persons in the reference population

Labour market status, employment status

Self-employed, family workers, employees, apprentices, unemployed based on ILO definition, economically inactive persons

Educational level

Links to education indicators

Economically active population scenarios

Future economically active population trend and economic activity rates for 2015-2045 period

Dynamics of the economically active population: arrivals, departures, migrations

Movements on the labour market and migration of economically active persons

Economically active persons by canton, districts, cities

Labour market status and activity status by canton

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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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