Federal Statistical Office FSO

Espace de l’Europe 10, 2010 Neuchâtel, Switzerland
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The FSO plattform provides public and detailed statistics about Switzerland. See "Education and science" section.

Computer Science - Nov 5
Official statistics can benefit from new analysis methods arising from its data innovation strategy. The automation of certain tasks, especially data preparation, seems to be particularly promising. Although the first results from the FSO's pilot projects are encouraging, according to an initial assessment published on the "experimental statistics" microsite, they still need fine-tuning before they can be fully implemented in ongoing production.
Business - May 14

Switzerland dedicated CHF 22.6 billion to research and development (R&D) in 2017, 2% more than in 2015, the year of the last survey. Enterprises remained the main producers of research accounting for more than two thirds of expenditure.

Career - Feb 15, 2018
Career

Neuchâtel, 15 February (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 4th quarters of 2016 and 2017.

Career - Aug 28, 2017

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).

Career - Aug 17, 2017

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. The unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) fell during the same period in Switzerland from 4.6% to 4.4%.

Career - May 29, 2017

Neuchâtel, 29.05.2017 (FSO) - In the 1st 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).

Career - May 17, 2018

Neuchâtel, 17 May 2018 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.9% between the 1st quarter 2017 and the 1st quarter 2018. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) remained stable at 5.2%.

Career - Nov 16, 2017

Neuchâtel, 16.11.2017 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 1.0% between the 3rd quarters of 2016 and 2017. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) declined from 5.1% to 5.0%.

Mathematics - Aug 24, 2017

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. The number of jobs, measured in full-time equivalents, also saw similar growth (+0.5%).

Business - May 29, 2017
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.

Career - May 23, 2017

1st quarter 2017: 0.6% increase in the number of employed persons. The unemployment rate based on the ILO definition settles at 5.3% - Neuchâtel, 19.05.2017 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 1st quarters of 2016 and 2017.





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