Press release

Cross-border commuters in Switzerland 1996-2020 Number of cross-border commuters has grown steadily since the turn of the millennium

24.06.2021 - At the end of 2020, some 343 000 cross-border commuters were working in Switzerland. This was twice as many as 25 years ago. Nearly all of them came from a neighbouring country and worked in a border canton. Although the canton of Geneva had the highest absolute number of these workers, their percentage share in total employment was largest in the canton of Ticino. These are some of the findings from the “Cross-border commuters in Switzerland 1996-2020” publication from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

You will find further information in the press releases in German, French and Italian. The English version only includes the lead of the press release.


 

Download press release

Number of cross-border commuters has grown steadily since the turn of the millennium
(PDF, 1 pages, 186 kB)


Other languages


Associated documents

Cross-border commuters in Switzerland 1996-2020


 

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/content/bfs/en/home.assetdetail.17205542.html