Producer and Import Price Index

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Producer and Import Price Index rose by 0.1% in March

The Producer and Import Price Index rose in March 2024 by 0.1% compared with the previous month. In particular, petroleum products saw higher prices. Compared with March 2023, the price level of the whole range of domestic and imported products fell by 2.1%.

Bankruptcy Statistics

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Bankruptcies rose for the third year running

In 2023, 15 447 bankruptcy proceedings opened. In the same period, financial losses due to bankruptcy returned to their long-term average. Meanwhile, the number of summons to pay reached a near-record level.

Population change

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Sustained demographic growth in Switzerland in 2023

Switzerland's permanent resident population grew in 2023. On 31 December, it was just over 8 960 800. Immigration rose sharply. The declining fertility observed in 2022 persisted into 2023, and there was a reduction in the number of deaths in comparison with 2022.

Swiss Consumer Price Index

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Consumer prices remained stable in March

The consumer price index (CPI) remained unchanged in March 2024 compared with the previous month at 107.1 points (December 2020 = 100). Inflation was +1.0% compared with the same month of the previous year.

Swiss abroad

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More and more Swiss nationals are living abroad, especially in Europe

At the end of 2023, 813 400 Swiss nationals were living abroad. This number has increased since 2022. Almost two-thirds of the Swiss abroad live in Europe and more than a quarter in France, but many also live on other continents.

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Special page Housing rents

With two consecutive increases in the mortgage reference rate in 2023 (June and December), there is growing interest in housing rents. On this page you can find all the latest information on this topic.

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Multi-annual programme

The multi-annual programme for federal statistics defines the objectives and priorities of federal statistics for the current legislative period.

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Experimental statistics

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

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Open Government Data

The FSO’s Open Government Data unit is responsible for implementing the Swiss OGD strategy in close cooperation with the Department of Home Affairs.

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Statistics counts

The "Statistics count" website highlights the importance of statistics for all stakeholders in society.

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Unlocking the power of data initiative

This project aims to contribute to advancing data ecosystems to provide the information needed for an fact-based worldview.

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Structural survey 2023

The structural survey of the population census is currently underway. The questionnaire can be answered online or in paper form. A free hotline is available for enquiries.

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Peer Review 2023

The European statistics authority Eurostat has published a peer review report on its country examination of Switzerland in the area of public statistics. The experts conclude that the European Code of Practice for Official Statistics is well-implemented in Switzerland and that the Swiss statistics system achieves a high level of quality overall.

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Special coverage

National or international news stories may at times increase the need for certain statistical data. Our current affairs pages help you get quickly to the relevant statistical data.

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Statistical Yearbook

The Federal Statistical Office's (FSO) longest standing publication, the Statistical Yearbook, appears with a completely new look. The FSO presents a modern portrait of Switzerland in just over 400 pages.

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