On Air Now
BBC Newshour Extra

BBC Newshour Extra

10 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Follow WRS on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Listen Live
Just Played
BBC Overnight Programming

BBC Overnight Programming

11 p.m. - 5 a.m.
Next on WRS

Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

National News // July 22, 2020

More than 40% of the working population in canton Geneva are foreigners. The latest figures from the Cantonal Statistical Office show in total 239,000 people work in the canton – 62% of the total population. 

Unsplash Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners

48% of workers are women – 41% are non-Swiss. 

The numbers do not include international civil servants. 

Most of the workers – 52% - are classed as scientific or intellectual, such as lawyers, medical staff and teachers. 


Related articles