Age, generations, retirement, health and work

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People aged 50 or over in the labour market in 2020

People aged 50 or over in the labour market in 2020

Employment characteristics of the population aged 50 or over: share of 50 year-olds or over in the total economically active population, activity rate, unemployment rate, working conditions, wage conditions, extension of employment beyond retirement age, and transition to retirement.

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Generations in the Swiss labour market

Generations in the Swiss labour market

This analysis of the generations is based on the results of the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS) from 1991 to 2018. The analysis groups - the generations - are defined based on the date of birth of persons.

Available in French and German

Further information


Press releases

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Young people in the labour market

Labour market situation of young people aged 15 to 24

Employment and retirement

Activity rate and employment status of 50-74 year olds, average age on leaving the labour market, early retirement rate, number of retired people per 100 employed persons

Generations in the labour market

Selected labour supply indicators from a generational perspective

Health and work

Links to statistical information on health and work


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