Federal Statistical Office FSO

Federal Statistical Office FSO

Federal Statistical Office FSO  
Affiliation: Swiss Confederation

The FSO plattform provides public and detailed statistics about Switzerland. See "Education and science" section.

Careers - May 17, 2018
Neuchâtel, 17 May 2018 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.9% between the 1st quarter 2017 and the 1st quarter 2018. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) remained stable at 5.2%.
Careers - Feb 15, 2018
Careers

Neuchâtel, 15 February (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 4th quarters of 2016 and 2017.

Business - Aug 24, 2017

Neuchâtel, 24.08.2017 (FSO) - There were 597,000 enterprises in Switzerland in 2015, i.e. an increase of 3578 entities (+0.6%) in one year. The number of jobs, measured in full-time equivalents, also saw similar growth (+0.5%).

Business - May 29, 2017
Business

In 2015, Switzerland spent more than CHF 22 billion on research and development (R&D), i.e. an increase of 10.5% compared with 2015 when the last survey was conducted.

Careers - Aug 28, 2017

Neuchâtel, 28.08.2017 (FSO) - In the 2nd quarter 2017, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.4% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.1% with previous quarter).

Careers - Aug 17, 2017

Neuchâtel, 17.08.2017 (FSO) - 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%.

Careers - May 29, 2017

Neuchâtel, 29.05.2017 (FSO) - In the 1st quarter 2017, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.4% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (-0.1% with previous quarter).




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