August 29, 2013 / 7:27 AM / 4 years ago

TABLE-Swiss non-farm payrolls up 1.7 percent in Q2

ZURICH, Aug 29 (Reuters) - Switzerland’s non-farm payrolls rose 1.7 percent year-on-year in the second quarter to 4.166 million, the Federal Statistics Office said on Thursday.

Q2 y/y change

(mln) (pct) Payrolls 4.166 1.7

Industrial sector 1.034 -0.4

Services sector 3.133 2.3

(pts) Vacancies index 50.8 5.4 Employm. outlook index 1.03 -0.8

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