Liechtenstein - Statistical Yearbook 2016 published - February 29, 2016

In the annual report of the statistical office one chapter is dedicated to labour, employment and wage developments (chapter 3). The figures, graphs and data (per 31.12.2014) reveal the importance of foreign workers and commuters (53.3% of the workforce), mainly from Switzerland and Austria. The unemployment figures are very low (in December 2014: 2.4%). The average gross wage figures for 2012 show an increase to 6,380 Swiss Francs (5,800 euro), with higher than average wages in the education sector and in financial services. The wage gap between men and women at aggregate level totalled 17%.

The complete report (in German): http://www.llv.li/files/as/jahrbuch-2016.pdf    

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