Over 40% of Geneva workers foreigners
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.
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.