Omnibus Survey 2015: Environmental quality and behaviour Population more careful with electricity consumption
Growing environmental concern among the population
Neuchâtel, 26.01.2016 (FSO) - In 2015, 92% of the population evaluated the quality of the environment in Switzerland as very or quite good. 42% said that they always paid attention to the electricity consumption of goods when buying electrical appliances. Four years earlier this figure was only 35%. At home, 24% of the population said they were disturbed by traffic noise and 19% by air pollution. These are the first results from a survey on the environment, conducted by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) for the second time.