FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Unemployment has inched up in Switzerland to 2.8% in December from 2.7% in November, due to an increase of 4,192 unemployed workers from November to December, according to data by the Swiss employment office.

On the year, the total volume of unemployed workers has decreased in 19,568 persons, a decline of the 15.2%. In Deccember 2007 the unemployment level in Switzerland accounted 109,012 persons.