TABLE-Swiss unadj. jobless rate up at 3.3 pct in December

Tue Jan 8, 2013 1:45am EST

ZURICH, Jan 8 (Reuters) - The Swiss unemployment rate rose
to a non-seasonally adjusted 3.3 percent in December from 3.1
percent in the previous month, the State Secretariat for
Economic Affairs said on Tuesday.
    When adjusted for seasonal factors, the unemployment rate 
stood at 3.0 percent, the same as in the previous month.
     
 KEY FIGURES                Dec '12     Nov '12      Dec '11
                                                    
 Jobless rate unadj. pct*     3.3         3.1         3.3
 Jobless rate adj. pct**      3.0         3.0         3.1
                                                    
 Registered unemployed      142,309     132,067     130,662
                                                    
 Job vacancies               13,722      15,876      15,043
                                                    
 *  = non-seasonally                                
 adjusted                                           
 ** = seasonally adjusted,                          
 year-ago month as stated                           
 in the latest monthly                              
 statistical report of the                          
 Swiss National Bank                                
 
    
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  FORECASTS IN REUTERS POLL:          
 Adjusted:     
 Median        3.0
 High          3.1
 Low           3.0
               
       
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