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Key data: Unemployment insurance

Finances: unemployment insurance

In CHF mn

 

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Variations  2011/2012

Total revenue

5,138

5,663

5,752

7'222

6,958

-3.7%

Insured and employers' contributions1

4,696

5,127

5,210

6'142

6,350

3.4%

State contributions

429

531

536

1'073

599

-44.2%

-Confederation

300

395

390

922

442

-52.1%

Capital income

10

5

5

5

5

6.8%

Other revenue

3

1

1

3

4

46.0%

Total expenditure

4,520

7,128

7,457

5'595

5,800

3.7%

Social insurance benefits2

3,824

6,427

6,737

4'888

5,117

4.7%

Administration and implementation costs 

575

639

685

676

666

-1.5%

Other expenditure3

121

61

35

31

18

-42.7%

Balance 

618

-1,464

-1,706

1'627

1,158

-28.9%

Variation in capital 

618

-1,464

-1,706

1'627

1,158

-28.9%

Capital

-3,090

-4,555

-6,260

-4'632

-3,474

-25.0%

1No-claims bonuses paid out to cross-border commuters.
2Unemployment benefits, daily cash benefits for employment measures, partial unemployment benefits, as well as bad weather and insolvency compensation, employment measures and social insurance contributions (OASI/IV/EO/BV/BUV/NBUV).
3Interest on capital und other expenditure.

Source: Federal Social Insurance Office

Recipients of unemployment insurance benefits

 

Recipients
Hommes

Recipients
Femmes

Recipients
Total

Receipt of benefits
in days
Hommes

Receipt of benefits
in days
Femmes

Receipt of benefits
in days
Total

Average duration of benefits per recipient
in days

2001

103,822

90,737

194,559

8,236,159

7,608,778

15,844,937

81

2002

139,953

112,239

252,192

12,725,518

10,367,647

23,093,165

92

2003

176,895

139,955

316,850

18,341,358

14,564,817

32,906,175

104

2004

179,966

150,362

330,328

18,562,901

15,878,204

34,441,105

104

2005

170,780

151,860

322,640

16,943,153

15,599,732

32,542,885

101

2006

154,824

144,458

299,282

14,563,109

14,223,043

28,786,152

96

2007

133,972

127,369

261,341

11,814,997

11,690,856

23,505,853

90

2008

127,710

116,320

244,030

11,046,908

10,498,920

21,545,828

88

2009

166,758

136,068

302,826

16,697,168

13,602,259

30,299,427

100

2010

176'097

146'587

322'684

17'884'818

14'993'861

32'878'679

102

2011

153'081

135'437

288'518

12'936'838

11'948'100

24'884'938

86

2012

150'380

128‘643

279‘023

13'442'819

11‘831‘830

25‘274‘649

91

Source: State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (seco)


Last modification: 28.05.2013

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