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Switzerland - CH

EU regions: Switzerland

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indicator period value long term unemployment 2019q1 1.9 unemployment rate 2019q2 4.3 employment rate 2019q2 80.6 number of inhabitants 2018 8484130 population density 2017 212 working hours on full time job 2019q2 42.8 percentage of workers usually working from home 2018 5 percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday 2018 16.9 percentage of employees with temporary contracts 2019q1 10.2 gender pay gap 2017 17 life long learning participation 2018 31.6 youth unemployment rate 2018 7.9 NEET 2019q1 5.8 unemployment rate of low educated people 2019q1 9.8 people at risk of poverty or social exclusion 2017 18.1 old-age dependency ratio 2018 27.4 gender gap in employment rate 2019q2 90.32

long term unemployment2019q11.9
unemployment rate2019q24.3
employment rate2019q280.6
number of inhabitants20188 484 130
population density2017212
working hours on full time job2019q242.8
percentage of workers usually working from home20185
percentage of employees ususally working on Sunday201816.9
percentage of employees with temporary contracts2019q110.2
gender pay gap201717
life long learning participation201831.6
youth unemployment rate20187.9
unemployment rate of low educated people2019q19.8
people at risk of poverty or social exclusion201718.1
old-age dependency ratio201827.4
gender gap in employment rate2019q290.32

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demographic pyramid CH Switzerland

From wikipedia:

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a sovereign state situated in the confluence of western, central, and southern Europe. It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities seated in Bern. Switzerland is a landlocked country bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north, and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. It is geographically divided between the Alps, the Swiss Plateau and the Jura, spanning a total area of 41,285 km2 (15,940 sq mi), and land area of 39,997 km2 (15,443 sq mi). While the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, the Swiss population of approximately 8.5 million is concentrated mostly on the plateau, where the largest cities are located, among them the two global cities and economic centres of Zürich and Geneva.

The establishment of the Old Swiss Confederacy dates to the late medieval period, resulting from a series of military successes against Austria and Burgundy. Swiss independence from the Holy Roman Empire was formally recognized in the Peace of Westphalia in 1648. Since the Reformation of the 16th century, Switzerland has maintained a strong policy of armed neutrality; it has not fought an international war since 1815 and did not join the United Nations until 2002. Nevertheless, it pursues an active foreign policy and is frequently involved in peace-building processes around the world. Switzerland is the birthplace of the Red Cross, one of the world's oldest and best known humanitarian organisations, and is home to numerous international organisations, including the second largest UN office.

other: Switzerland, Cyprus, Czech Republic

neighbours: LIECHTENSTEIN, France, Austria, Germany, Italy



Current statistics

July 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 167357, of which 59436 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.1% (2.2% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2% (11.1%), Revúca 18.5% (9.6%), Kežmarok 16.7% (7.7%), Rožňava 14.6% (8.1%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.6% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.4%, Trenčín 2.5%, Nitra 2.7%, Piešťany 2.8%, Hlohovec 2.8%