Vital statistics

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Vital statistics in 2020

In total, there were almost 76 200 deaths in Switzerland in 2020, a record value. At the same time, the number of marriages, registered partnerships and divorces decreased compared with the previous year. There was also a very slight decrease in the number of births.

Cross-border commuters

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Cross-border commuters in Switzerland 1996-2020

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.

Agriculture and food

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Agriculture and food: pocket statistics 2021

The Agriculture and Food pocket statistics contains data and interesting facts and figures on the entire food supply chain. In this, the International Year of Fruits and Vegetables 2021, the pocket statistics shows the vegetable crops area. Between 1996 and 2020, it increased by almost 50%.

Women in Switzerland today

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What about the situation of women in Switzerland?

50 years after the introduction of women's right to vote, 30 years after the first women's strike and 25 years after the Swiss federal act on gender equality came into force, the 2021 edition of Demos takes stock of developments in education, academic careers and politics.

Interactive and visual

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Producer and Import Price Index: Current weighting

Which economic branches carry the most weight in the calculation of the Producer and Import Price Index? Find out with the interactive graph of the week on this topic.

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Road to Bern

To ensure that the UNWDF is a sustainable international conference respecting the principles of sustainability, the Swiss Confederation has drawn up a sustainability concept.

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New Open Government Data manual

Do you wish to publish new, open government data in a machine-readable format? Our new manual tells you how to prepare, publish, maintain and use open government data. The manual is currently only available in French and German.

In focus

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Experimental statistics

Experimental statistics are produced using new methods and/or new data sources.

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Women in Switzerland today

The 2021 edition of Demos takes stock of developments in education, academic careers and politics.

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Statistical Yearbook and Statistical Data on Switzerland 2021

Both publications provide a clear summary of relevant facts about our society, economy, environment and other topics.

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Police crime statistics 2020

In 2020, the police recorded 24 398 offences having a digital component. A majority involved «cyber fraud».

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Monitoring of the legislature plan

The purpose of the legislature indicators is to observe the objectives defined by the Federal Council and Parliament in the 2019–2023 Legislature Plan.

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SwissCovid App Monitoring

Discover the latest figures from the FSO on the SwissCovid app!

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Multi-Annual Programme

The Confederation’s statistical multi-annual programme sets out the Federal Council’s guidelines for official statistics for the legislative period up to 2023 and provides an overview of the strategic goals, priorities and activities for all government offices.

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Data science

The FSO is joining forces with the Swiss Data Science Center to encourage the use of data science and artificial intelligence within the administration.

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