FXstreet.com (Barcelona) - Unemployment rate has remained in January at the same level as in December despite the slight increase of unemployed workers, according to the Swiss secretary of economics.

In January, the volume of unemployed persons increased by 2,865 to 111,877 job seekers registered in the employment office, the unemployment rate remained unchanged at 2.8%. Compared to the same month last year, the unemployment rate has decreased by 14.6% or 19,180 persons.