Special page Prices

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Special page Prices

Inflation rates have been rising around the world since spring 2022 and Switzerland has not been spared. Click here for recent data on prices.

Pocket statistics Mobility and transport 2022

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Pocket statistics «Mobility and transport 2022» and «Traffic accidents in 2021»

There are almost 6.6 million motor vehicles on Swiss roads. 4.7 million of these are cars – twice as many as there were in 1980. 65% of households have a bicycle.

Swiss Consumer Price Index

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Swiss Consumer Price Index in July 2022

The consumer price index remained stable in July 2022 compared with the previous month. Inflation was +3.4% compared with the same month of the previous year.

Tourist accommodation

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Tourist accommodation in the first half of 2022

The Swiss hotel sector recorded 16.9 million overnight stays in the first half of 2022, an increase of 47.3% (+5.4 million) compared with the same period in 2021.

Interactive and visual

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Expenditure of general government by function

How was government spending in Switzerland distributed between the different functions in 2020? What was the most money spent on? See the new interactive graph of the week to find out!

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Remark

Our English pages offer only a limited range of information on our statistical production. For our full range please consult our pages in French and German (top right hand screen).

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Special coverage

Our current affairs pages presented below help you get quickly to the relevant statistical data.

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30 years of the Federal Statistics Act

2022 marks the 30th anniversary of the creation and adoption of the Federal Statistics Act (FStatA) in Switzerland.

In focus

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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.

Statistics counts

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

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Project Rosling

The Project Rosling follows on from the Road to Bern project. Its two aims are to expand the data and statistics dialogue and to deepen knowledge.

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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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Demographic portrait of Switzerland

The new publication "Demographic Portrait of Switzerland" provides an overview of the latest data on the size, structure and growth of the population.

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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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Artificial Intelligence

At its meeting on 25.08.2021, the Federal Council decided to develop a “Competence Network for Artificial Intelligence” (CNW AI). The corresponding unit for this will be attached to the FSO.

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