Trend in the number of employed persons

Important information concerning the 1st and 2nd quarter 2021 data

Results for the 1st quarter 2021 will certainly be published at the same time as the 2nd quarter data in the course of September (due to changes in 2021 to the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS) on which the Employment statistics is based).

Number of employed persons stable

According to figures from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), the number of employed persons in Switzerland remained unchanged between the 4th quarter 2019 and the 4th quarter 2020.

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