Tag Archive: Switzerland Unemployment Rate

Switzerland Unemployment in July 2018: Unchanged at 2.4percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 2.6percent

Registered unemployment in July 2018 - According to SECO surveys, at the end of July 2018, 106,052 unemployed people were enrolled in the Regional Employment Centers (RAV), 527 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 2.4% in the month under review. Compared to the same month of the previous year, unemployment fell by 27,874 (-20.8%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in June 2018: Up to 2.4percent from 2.3percent, seasonally adjusted up to 2.6percent from 2.5percent

Registered unemployment in June 2018 - According to SECO surveys, at the end of June 2018, 106,579 unemployed were registered at the regional employment agencies (RAV), 2,813 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 2.4% in the month under review. Compared with the same month last year, unemployment fell by 27,024 people (-20.2%).

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Swiss Unemployment Continues to Fall

The number of registered unemployed in Switzerland dropped by 9% in May 2018 to a rate of 2.4%, down from 2.7% in April, according to a report by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO). The rate in May 2018 was 22% lower than in May 2017.

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Switzerland Unemployment in May 2018: Down to 2.4percent from 2.5percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 2.6percent

Registered Unemployment in May 2018 - According to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) surveys, at the end of May 2018, 109'392 unemployed people were enrolled in the Regional Employment Centers (RAV), 10'389 fewer than in the previous month.

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Switzerland Unemployment in April 2018: Down to 2.7 percent from 2.9 percent, seasonally adjusted decreased from 2.9 percent to 2.7 percent

Registered unemployment in April 2018 - According to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), at the end of April 2018, 119,781 unemployed were registered at the Regional Employment Centers (RAV), 10,632 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate fell from 2.9% in March 2018 to 2.7% in the month under review. Compared with the same month of the previous year, unemployment fell by 26'546 persons (-18.1%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in March 2018: Down to 2.9 percent from 3.2 percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 2.9 percent

Unemployment registered in March 2018 - According to surveys by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), at the end of March 2018 130'413 unemployed people were registered at the regional employment agencies (RAV), 13'517 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate fell from 3.2% in February 2018 to 2.9% in the month under review. Compared to the same month of the previous year, unemployment fell by 21,867 persons (-14.4%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in February 2018: Down to 3.2 percent from 3.3 percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 2.9 percent

Registered unemployment in February 2018 - According to SECO surveys, at the end of February 2018, 143,930 unemployed people were registered with the regional employment agencies (RAV), 5,231 fewer than in the previous month. The unemployment rate fell from 3.3% in January 2018 to 3.2% in the month under review. Compared with the same month of the previous year, unemployment fell by 15,879 persons (-9.9%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in January 2018: Unchanged at 3.3 percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 3.0 percent

Registered unemployment in January 2018 - According to SECO surveys, at the end of January 2018, 149,161 unemployed people were enrolled in the Regional Employment Centers (RAV), 2,507 more than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 3.3% in the month under review. Compared with the same month last year, unemployment fell by 15,305 (-9.3%).

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Jobless in Switzerland need more education, say social groups

Two leading Swiss organisations for social action and further education have called for big investment in training opportunities for the unemployed. At a press conference on Monday in Bern, the Swiss Conference of Social Institutions and the Swiss Federation for Further Education called on the state to invest in a schemeexternal link that they say could send 75,000 unemployed back into the job market.

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Switzerland has more job vacancies than jobseekers

Speaking to Tages-Anzeiger, Cornel Müller, director of marketing at x28, Switzerland’s largest job search aggregator, said there was a large jump in the number of jobs available in Switzerland compared to one year ago.

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Switzerland Unemployment in December 2017: Up to 3.3 percent due to winter, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 3.0 percent

Registered unemployment in December 2017 - According to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) surveys, 146,654 unemployed people were enrolled at the Regional Employment Centers (RAV) at the end of December 2017, 9,337 more than in the previous month. The unemployment rate rose from 3.1% in November 2017 to 3.3% in the month under review. Compared to the same month of the previous year, unemployment fell by 12,718 (-8.0%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in November 2017: Up to 3.1 percent from 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted decreased to 3.0 percent from 3.1 percent

Registered unemployment in November 2017 - According to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) surveys, at the end of November 2017 there were 137'317 unemployed registered at the Regional Employment Centers (RAV), 2'517 more than in the previous month. The unemployment rate rose from 3.0% in October 2017 to 3.1% in the month under review. Compared with the same month of the previous year, unemployment fell by 11,911 persons (-8.0%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in October 2017: Remained unchanged at 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 3.1 percent

Registered unemployment in October 2017 - According to surveys by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), 134,800 unemployed people were registered at the Regional Employment Centers (RAV) at the end of October 2017, 1,631 more than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 3.0% in the month under review. Compared with the same month last year, unemployment fell by 9,731 (-6.7%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in September 2017: Remained at 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted changed at 3.2 percent to 3.1 percent

Registered unemployment in September 2017 - According to the SECO surveys, 133,169 unemployed persons were registered at the regional employment services centers (RAV) at the end of September 2017, 2,409 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 3.0% in the reporting month. Compared to the previous month, unemployment fell by 9'506 persons (-6.7%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in August 2017: Remained unchanged at 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted remains at 3.2 percent

Registered unemployment in August 2017 - At the end of August 2017 135'578 unemployed persons were registered at the Regional Employment Services Centers (RAV), according to the SECO (State Secretariat for Economic Affairs), 1'652 more than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 3.0% in the reporting month. Compared to the previous month, unemployment decreased by 7'280 persons (-5.1%).

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Swiss Labour Force Survey in 2nd quarter 2017: Labour Supply: Number of Persons in Employment rises by 1.3 percent

The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 1.3% in the 2nd quarter 2017 compared with the same quarter of the previous year. The unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) fell during the same period in Switzerland from 4.6% to 4.4%. The EU's unemployment rate decreased from 8.6% to 7.6%.

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Switzerland Unemployment in July 2017: Remained unchanged at 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 3.2 percent

Registered unemployment in July 2017 - According to the SECO, at the end of July 2017, 133,926 unemployed persons were registered with the regional employment services centers (RAVs), 323 more than in the previous month. The unemployment rate remained at 3.0% in the reporting month. Compared to the previous month, unemployment fell by 5'384 persons (-3.9%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in June 2017: Decreased from 3.1 percent to 3.0 percent, seasonally adjusted unchanged at 3.2 percent

Registered unemployment in June 2017 - According to the State Secretariat of Economic Affairs (SECO) surveys, 133'603 unemployed persons were registered at the Regional Employment Centers (RAV) at the end of June 2017, 6'175 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate thus fell from 3.1% in May 2017 to 3.0% in the reporting month. Compared to the previous month, unemployment fell by 5'524 persons (-4.0%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in May 2017: Decreased from 3.3 percent to 3.1 percent, seasonally adjusted decreased from 3.3 percent to 3.2 percent

Registered unemployment in May 2017 - According to the SECO surveys, 139,778 unemployed were registered at the Regional Employment Services Centers (RAV) at the end of May 2017, 6,549 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate thus fell from 3.3% in April 2017 to 3.1% in the reporting month. Compared to the previous month, unemployment fell by 5,000 persons (-3.5%).

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Switzerland Unemployment in April 2017: Decreased from 3.4 percent to 3.3 percent, seasonally adjusted remained unchanged 3.3 percent

Registered unemployment in April 2017 - At the end of April 2017, 146,327 unemployed persons were registered with the Regional Employment Services Centers (RAV), according to the SECO surveys, 5,953 less than in the previous month. The unemployment rate thus fell from 3.4% in March 2017 to 3.3% in the reporting month.

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