Federal Statistical Office FSO

Federal Statistical Office FSO

Federal Statistical Office FSO  
Affiliated to : Swiss Confederation

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


Careers Feb 15
Careers
Neuchâtel, 15 February (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 4th quarters of 2016 and 2017. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) declined from 4.6% to 4.5%.
Careers Nov 27

Neuchâtel, 27.11.2017 (FSO) - In the 3rd quarter 2017, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.8% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.3% with the previous quarter).

Careers Aug 28

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

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.

Careers Nov 16

Neuchâtel, 16.11.2017 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 1.0% between the 3rd quarters of 2016 and 2017.

Business Aug 24

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.

Business May 29
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.



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