The number of pension fund institutions (IP) continued to fall until the end of 2015 reaching 1782 units (compared with 1866 in 2014). The number of members is constantly increasing and at the end of 2015 was 4'068'196.
The number of foreign cross-border commuters working in Switzerland increased by 11,300 persons (+3.7%) in 2016. Just over half of the cross-border commuters (54.9%) were resident in France, around a quarter (22.6%) were resident in Italy.
The structural survey is a component of the Population Census and complements information obtained from registers with additional statistics on the structure of the population. In this survey, part of the population fill in a written questionnaire.