Labour market and earnings;Labour market and earnings;Immigration and immigrants
The Labour Force Survey (LFS) shows the development in labour force participation, employment and unemployment. In the 4th quarter of 2015, labour force participation among the population aged 15-74 years was 70.7 per cent.

Labour force surveyQ4 2015


Average number of man-weeks worked (37.5 hours), by industry division (LFS). 1 0001
Annual average3rd quarter 20144th quarter 20141st quarter 20152nd quarter 20153rd quarter 20154th quarter 2015
1The time series is not adjusted for alternating holidays.
00-99 Total2 0222 0041 8242 0992 0862 0611 8382 030
01-03 Agriculture, forestry and fishing6157625952606055
05-09 Mining and quarrying6657616665604953
10-33 Manufacturing191183172204191191160190
35-39 Electricity, water supply, sewerage, waste management2323202323232225
41-43 Construction170171158176172176164172
45 Wholesale and retail trade and repair of motor vehicles and motorcycles3940334243403742
46 Wholesale trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles9091839398968188
47 Retail trade, except of motor vehicles and motorcycles122123113131127118123124
49-53 Transportation and storage118121113120128126107124
55-56 Acommodation and food service activities5252525847535255
58-63 Information and communication8583748586837687
64-66 Financial and insurance activities4743424849443842
68-75 Real estate, professional, scientific and technical activities149148128151154154131153
77-82 Administrative and support service activities8487788990937986
84 Public adm., defence, soc. security140140122145153143125140
85 Education160158128170173168132160
86-88 Human health and social work activities346345308356352351325350
90-99 Other service activities7576717978777180