According to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO ) 23% of Swiss employees were in this situation. The European figure is 34%.
Fewer employees in Switzerland reported strain on their musculoskeletal system than in Europe. However, more Swiss than European employees complained about a comparatively high pace of work and work during leisure time.
On the other hand, more than half of the Swiss rated career opportunities, freedom to make decisions and support from superiors positively. These values were higher than in Europe.
SECO and the Federal Coordination Commission for Occupational Safety took part in the European Working Conditions Survey for the third time. In Switzerland, 1,224 employed persons were surveyed.