Country at a Glance

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Switzerland, selected international labor statistics, 2010–12
Indicator Unit Report Time Series 2010 2011 2012

Hourly compensation costs in manufacturing

Hourly compensation costs

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

51.10 60.40 57.79

Hourly pay for time worked

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

33.77 39.92 38.19

Hourly directly paid benefits

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

9.51 11.24 10.75

Hourly social insurance expenditures and labor-related taxes

U.S. dollars

HTM

XLS

7.82 9.25 8.85

Labor market

Unemployment rate - Total

Percent of civilian labor force

HTM

4.2

Employment-population ratio - Total

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

64.9

Labor force participation rate

Labor force participation rate - Men

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

75.4

Labor force participation rate - Women

Percent of civilian working-age population

HTM

60.6

Prices

Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

0.7 0.3 -0.7

Harmonized Index of Consumer Prices (HICP)

Annual growth rate

HTM

XLS

0.7 0.1 -0.8

SOURCE: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Division of International Labor Comparisons.

 

Last Modified Date: August 21, 2013