Workforce & Staff Movement
In the reporting year, the Migros Group increased its workforce by a total of 1.1% to 106'622 employees. The personnel numbers in the strategic business units Cooperative Retailing and Commerce showed a mixed picture. The number of employees working in the online business developed encouragingly.
The workforce abroad increased slightly.
The number of full-time positions rose by 0.3% to 75'542 in the reporting year.
Consolidated employment growth amounted to 13.5% (previous year 14.8%), despite a sometimes unfavourable economic environment.
Workforce by strategic business units
|Industry & Wholesaling||14'070|
Cooperative Retailing is very important to the Migros Group. It employed about two thirds of all staff in 2018.
The gross fluctuation rate increased to 13.3% (previous year 12.4%).
55.1% of men and 54.0% of women have worked at Migros for more than five years, with men remaining slightly longer (10.6 years) than women (9.6 years) on average.
In the reporting year, 70.8% of Migros' workforce consisted of Swiss nationals, and 29.2% of foreign nationals. People from 154 nations were employed within the Migros Group. Migros sees this cultural diversity as an opportunity and consciously promotes it with a tolerant and discrimination-free corporate climate.
Of the 106'622 employees, 15.9% worked abroad. The proportion was slightly up on the previous year (+0.8%).