FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - The amount of persons in employment in Switzerland has increased slightly in the last three months of the year to a total of 3.88 million, up from the 3.78 million in the same period of the previous year, an increase of the 2.7% in year-on year terms, according to the latest employment report released by the Swiss SECO, federal statistics office.

The increase has been widespread among sectors, being remarkably high in the Electricity, gas, water supply, with a 4.6% increase on the year, employment in hotels and restaurants increased 4.7% on the year.