Sharp rise in employment and vacancies in 3rd quarter 2021

Neuch√Ętel, 26.11.2021 - In the 3rd quarter 2021, the total employment (number of jobs) in Switzerland rose by 1.5% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+1.0% with previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period rose by 1.1%. The Swiss economy counted 27 700 more vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (+41.2%). The employment outlook indicator is also indicating an upward trend (+3.8%). These are some of the latest findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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