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Swiss jobless rate remains stable in March

Staff Writer | April 7, 2017
Switzerland's unemployment rate remained stable in March, data from the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs showed.
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Switzerland   The youth unemployment rate slid to 3.2%
The jobless rate held steady at seasonally adjusted 3.3% in March, in line with expectations.

On an unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate dropped to 3.4% from 3.6% in February.

The number of unemployed declined 7,529 from the prior month to 152,280 in March.

The youth unemployment rate, which applies to the 15 to 24 age group, slid to 3.2% from 3.5% in the prior month.