How many LinkedIn users are there in Switzerland. How much do they share?
How does this relate to the working population?

How many people change jobs, how many new accounts are created on a day?

What are the biggest companies in Switzerland on LinkedIn?

A lot of interesting stats en facts about the LinkedIn usage in Switzerland.

LinkedIn usage data and statistics for Switzerland - August 2019

Facts about Switzerland:


Number of habitants: 8,608,259 people

(according to World of Meters)


Capital: Bern


Working population: 4,930,840 people.


In Switzerland there are 2,255,750 registered LinkedIn accounts. That means that 45.7% of the working population has a LinkedIn account.


Switzerland ranks number 15 in the relative usage over 44 European countries.


Over the past year, the number of LinkedIn users in Switzerland has grown with 3.5%.

LinkedIn member accounts in Switzerland

Absolute number of users

This graph shows the absolute number of registered members on LinkedIn for Switzerland.

Users VS Working population

This graph shows how much percent of the working population for Switzerland has a LinkedIn profile.

People have a LinkedIn profile in Switzerland.
45.7 %
of the working population has a LinkedIn profile in Switzerland.


According to LinkedIn data, 45.7% of the working population has a profile on LinkedIn in Switzerland.

26.2% of the total population has a profile on LinkedIn.

Economic graph

Switzerland has a working population of 4,930,840 people. 45.7% of them have a profile on LinkedIn.

4.1% of the people works in Information Technology and Services. 3.1% works in Banking and 2.8% has a job in Financial Services.

Information Technology and Services


Financial Services

The most occurring functions in Switzerland are:


Function Group


% of members

Business Development 249,671 11.1%
Operations 248,343 11.%
Sales 136,007 6.%


According to LinkedIn data, on average there are 164 job changes a day on LinkedIn in Switzerland.

Growth numbers for Switzerland

The LinkedIn population of Switzerland has grown over the past year with 3.5%.


Looking over the past three months there has been a growth of 2.4%.


Over the past year, there were 6,407 new members each month.


Meaning 1,478 per week, 211 per day, 9 per hour.


If Switzerland continues to grow at this speed, they will have 2,332,629 members by August 2020.


Switzerland ranks number 44 in Europe for growth.


Over the past year, there were 211 new accounts created on LinkedIn per day in Switzerland.


In last 3 months there were 204 new accounts created per day in Switzerland.

Active posting on LinkedIn

In Switzerland there are on average 121 updates posted per hour, 2,912 per day, 20,438 per week and 88,563 per month.


That means that 3.5% of the LinkedIn users in Switzerland actually posted an update on LinkedIn in August.


Switzerland ranks number 7 in Europe for active posting.

Active posting over time


In Switzerland there are 2,912 updates posted every day.


That equals 121 updates an hour.


And 2. updates a minute.


We have no data about the numbers of articles, likes and comments. This number only represents the times people create a new post on LinkedIn.

Biggest Employers on LinkedIn


Credit Suisse

13,835 Employees on LinkedIn



17,371 Employees on LinkedIn



11,463 Employees on LinkedIn

Company Pages

In Switzerland there are 58,968 registered Company Pages.


In August 2018 there were 60,646 registered Company Pages.

Number of registered Company Pages

Industry Percentage
Information Technology and Services 7.5%
Marketing and Advertising 4.9%
Financial Services 3.7%

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