Another sharp rise in employment and vacancies in Switzerland in 2nd quarter 2022

Neuchâtel, 02.09.2022 - In 2nd quarter 2022, the total employment (number of jobs) rose by 3.2% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.7% compared with the previous quarter). In full-time equivalents, employment in the same period also rose by 3.2%. The Swiss economy counted 39 900 more vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (+45.5%) and the employment outlook indicator continues to indicate an upward trend (+2.3%). These are some of the latest findings from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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