Number of bank employees reached 100,716 persons in 2009 in Switzerland, according to the National Central Bank. This is 22.3 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of bank employees in Switzerland reached an all time high of 130,553 persons in 2007 and an all time low of 27,903 persons in 1960. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, number of bank employees in Austria amounted to 77,246 persons, 416,772 persons in France, 673,500 persons in Germany and 323,407 persons in Italy in 2009.
Switzerland has been ranked 16th within the group of 49 countries we follow in terms of number of bank employees, 4 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.