Switzerland: Labor force participation

(measure: percent; Source: The World Bank)
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Switzerland: Labor force participation rate, 1990 - 2020:

For that indicator, we provide data for Switzerland from 1990 to 2020. The average value for Switzerland during that period was 67.8 percent with a minimum of 66.95 percent in 2010 and a maximum of 68.57 percent in 2016. The latest value from 2020 is 67.52 percent. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 181 countries is 60.32 percent. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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The labor force participation rate is the percent of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active. That includes the employed and the unemployed individuals.

Definition: Labor force participation rate is the proportion of the population ages 15 and older that is economically active: all people who supply labor for the production of goods and services during a specified period.
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