Swiss Cancer Report 2021

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Press conference - Swiss Cancer Report 2021

The increasing number of older people has led to rising numbers of cancer patients and of deaths caused by cancer. At the same time, the overall incidence rate for cancer has decreased for men and has remained unchanged for women.

European Statistics Day

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European Statistics Day

Why are statistics important for all stakeholders in society? Find out in a few clicks on the “Statistics counts” website, which has been redesigned for the European Statistics Day.

Agriculture

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Economic accounts for agriculture: Estimates 2021

In 2021, Swiss agriculture is expected to generate a gross value added of CHF 4.1 billion, a decline of 6.6% compared with the previous year. Total output has fallen while production costs have increased.

Buildings and Dwellings

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Buildings, dwellings and housing conditions in 2020

At the end of 2020, there were 1.77 million residential buildings in Switzerland with a total of 4.64 million dwellings. Just over one million of these buildings were single-family homes.

Interactive and visual

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First names of newborns

Which were the ten most popular first names for baby girls and boys in Switzerland’s four language regions in 2021? How has the popularity of certain first names changed over time? Find out with the new interactive graph of the week.

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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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Road to Bern

The UNWDF is over! A big thank you to all our partners, to the speakers and all participants. Relive the great moments of UNWDF 2021!

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Central economic statistics of the FSO on opendata.swiss

In a joint project of the FSO and the KOF, central economic data were identified which will gradually be published as OGD and made available on the federal opendata.swiss platform.

In focus

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Experimental statistics

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

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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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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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Sustainable development

As part of the UN World Data Forum, the FSO and the ARE have invited five Swiss personalities from different backgrounds and from all language regions to speak.

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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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