Press release

Swiss Labour Force Survey in 2nd quarter 2018: labour supply 2nd quarter 2018: Number of persons in employment rises by 0.7%, unemployment rate based on ILO at 4.6%

The latest version of this document is also available. Please see the following link:
3rd quarter 2019: 0.3% increase in number of employed persons; unemployment rate based on ILO definition rose to 4.6%

Neuchâtel, 16.08.2018 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.7% in the 2nd quarter 2018 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. The unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) rose during the same period by 0.2 percentage points to 4.6%. The EU's unemployment rate based on the ILO definition decreased from 7.6% to 6.9%. These are some of the results from the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS).

You will find further information such as tables and graphs in the PDF below. Please note that the English version only includes the release's lead.


 

Download press release

2nd quarter 2018: Number of persons in employment rises by 0.7%, unemployment rate based on ILO at 4.6%
(PDF, 1 pages, 63 kB)


Other languages


Associated documents

Swiss Labour Force Survey in 2nd quarter 2018: labour supply


 

Remark

Our English pages offer only a limited range of information on our statistical production. For our full range please consult our pages in French and German (top right hand screen).

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/content/bfs/en/home/statistics/work-income/surveys/els-ilo.assetdetail.5826113.html