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Switzerland: 59% of women and 18% of men work part-time

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Europe   36.7% of employed persons worked part-time

In the 2nd quarter 2017, 36.7% of employed persons worked part-time, representing an increase of +8.4 percentage points compared with twenty years earlier.

Part-time employment is very common among mothers with small children and persons employed in the service sector.

In Europe, Switzerland is in second place behind the Netherlands for part-time employment. These are some of the main results from the publication “Part-time employment in Switzerland 2017” that is based on the Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS).

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