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Foreigner Employment Statistics in Switzerland

Source: Key Findings of the Swiss Labor Force Survey 2008

Employment status (in thousands) 2008:

Self Employed - Total 588 - Foreigner 71
Family workers - 83 - 6
Employee - 3345 - 815
Apprentice - 213 - 36
Unemployed - 147 - 61
Undergoing training - 299 - 60
Housewife/husband - 271 - 80
Pensioner - 1333 - 151
Other economically inactive - 139 - 50


Employed Persons (in thousands) 2008:

Age:
15-24 - Total 566 - Foreigner 115
25-39 - 1380 - 407
40-54 - 1535 - 312
55-64 - 631 - 82
65+ - 117 - 11

Level of Education:
Lower secondary - 678 - 266
Upper secondary - 2188 - 373
Tertiary - 1362 - 288

Full & Part Time:
Full time (=+90%) - 2824 - 716
Part time (50-89%) - 758 - 124
Part time (<50%) - 647 - 87

Professional Situation:
Self employed - 588 - 71
Family worker - 758 - 6
Employee in manager position - 596 - 130
Employee in supervisor position - 692 - 170
Employee not in supervisor position - 2057 - 515
Apprentice - 213 - 36

Professions:

Executive, senior manager - 280 - 64
Academic/scientific professor - 792 - 159
Intermediate professions - 921 - 140
Administrative staff - 462 - 72
Service and sales - 559 - 145
Farmers - 173 - 12
Craftsmen, skilled workers - 596 - 175
Drivers and fitters - 188 - 66
Unskilled workers - 236 - 89
No answer - 24 - 4


Employment Rate (in %) 2005 - 2008:

2005 - Total 64.0 - Men 72.2 - Women 56.3
2006 - 64.7 - 72.8 - 56.9
2007 - 65.2 - 73.6 - 57.2
2008 - 65.9 - 73.3 - 58.9


Unemployed (in thousands)and Rate (in %)

Swiss - 85 - 2.5
Foreigner - 61 - 6.2
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Re: Foreigner Employment Statistics in Switzerland

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Executive, senior manager - 280 - 64
Academic/scientific professor - 792 - 159
792,000 in the academic sector? Then one in eight of us here work in a uni/institute?
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Surely the academic area is not limited to university or institute level.
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Re: Foreigner Employment Statistics in Switzerland

They are the most interesting set of statistics I've seen in a long time! (really!!)
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