Swiss Labour Force Survey in 3rd quarter 2019: labour supply 3rd quarter 2019: 0.3% increase in number of employed persons; unemployment rate based on ILO definition rose to 4.6%
4th quarter 2020: number of employed persons stable; unemployment rate based on ILO definition rises to 4.9%
14.11.2019 - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.3% between the 3rd quarter 2018 and the 3rd quarter 2019. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) increased from 4.4% to 4.6%. The EU's unemployment rate decreased from 6.5% to 6.2%. These are some of the results of the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS).
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