The Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs released its unemployment data for Switzerland on Friday. The Swiss unemployment rate remained at a seasonally adjusted 3.4% in December.
On a seasonally unadjusted basis, the unemployment rate in Switzerland increased to 3.7 in December from 3.4% in November, in line with expectations.
The number of unemployed people in Switzerland rose by 10,486 to 158,629 in December from a month earlier.
The youth unemployment rate was up to 3.7% in December from 3.6% in November.