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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. 


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