Empty dwellings census of 1 June 2018 Dwelling vacancy rate exceeds 1.6% mark
Neuchâtel, 12 September 2018 (FSO) - On 1 June 2018, there were 72 294 empty dwellings in Switzerland, i.e. 1.62% of the entire country's housing stock (including single-family houses). This figure represents an increase of 8020 empty dwellings compared with the previous year, i.e. a rise of almost 13%. These are some of the results of the empty dwellings census published by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).You will find further information such as tables in the press releases in German, French and Italian. The English version only includes the lead of the press release.