More than 63 000 enterprises, over 300 000 cultural workers, who have an above-average education and who, compared with the economy as whole, are more likely to be female, and a value added of CHF 15bn or 2.1% of the GDP.
The publication “Poverty in old age” provides an overview of the income, consumption and wealth of the older population in Switzerland, which is complemented with subjective indicators on their financial and social situation.
People of lower social status are more greatly affected by the risk factors for cardio-vascular diseases, osteoarthritis and back pain than those of a higher social status. These differences are reproduced partly in the population with a migration background.
In 2020, Swiss agriculture is expected to generate a gross value added of CHF 4.4 billion, an increase of 5.8% compared with the previous year. Total production has remained stable, while production costs have fallen.
Data whose reuse could be of particular use to society, the environment and the economy, should be published in a timely manner as Open Government Data. From 2020, the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) is coordinating the creation of a list of “Priority Open Government Data”.
The Statistical Yearbook of Switzerland 2020 and Statistical Data on Switzerland 2020 have just been published. Both publications provide a clear summary of relevant facts about our society, economy, environment and other topics.
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.