Cross-border Commuter Statistics for 4th quarter 2018 Slight decline in cross-border commuters in 4th quarter 2018
21.02.2019 - The number of foreign cross-border commuters working in Switzerland fell between the 4th quarter 2017 and the 4th quarter 2018 by 2000 persons (–0.6%). The percentage of commuters with a cross-border permit from Italy fell by 4.1% and from Germany by 2.4%. In contrast, 1.3% more people from France commuted to Switzerland. Just over half of cross-border commuters came from France (55.0%), about a quarter from Italy (22.4%) and a fifth from Germany (19.2%). In Ticino, the proportion of commuters out of all employed persons was highest at 27.3%. These are the findings of the Cross-border Commuter Statistics, conducted by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) and published on a quarterly basis.
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