Voluntary work

Voluntary work: the population’s participation, in %
2016 Formal voluntary work Informal volountary work Total
Total Managerial tasks Basic tasks
Total 19.5 9.4 11.8 31.7 42.7
Men 21.7 12.2 11.5 28.4 41.4
Women 17.4 6.7 12.0 34.9 44.0
As a % of the permanent resident population of Switzerland aged 15 and older Source: FSO - Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS): unpaid work

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Overall view of the unpaid work

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Volume of unpaid work. Monetary valuation of unpaid work.


Federal Statistical Office Section Labour Force
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