Disruptions to telephone lines

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Disruptions to telephone lines

Telephone lines are currently congested and as a result, it is sometimes difficult or even impossible to get through to our hotlines.
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Extrafamilial childcare

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Extrafamilial childcare in 2018

Grandparents as well as daycare centres and extra-school care facilities are the most frequently used forms of childcare, with each accounting for a third of provision for children aged 0 to 12 years. 81% of families in large cities turned to extra-family care for their children.

Employment barometer

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Employment barometer in the 1st quarter 2020

In 1st quarter 2020, the Swiss economy counted 10 000 fewer vacancies than in the corresponding quarter of the previous year (–12.9%) with the employment outlook indicator indicating a downward trend (–3.7%).

Population scenarios

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Population scenarios 2020-2050

Switzerland’s population will increase from 8.6 million permanent residents at the end of 2019 to 10.4 million in 2050, according to the reference scenario from the FSO. This increase will be mainly due to migration.

 

Maintenance work

Maintenance work on the FSO website

Maintenance work on the FSO website

Access to the FSO website may be limited between 30th May and the morning of 1st June due to maintenance work.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your understanding.

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OGD strategy for 2019–2023: 2020 agenda

Every year, the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) defines together with the Confederation’s chief data officers the key areas for the implementation of the Open Government Data strategy for 2019–2023. Find out what’s in store for 2020.

In focus

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Experimental statistics

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

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Reuse of data

The Federal Council wishes to make data management in the public sector easier and more efficient by reusing data. Four pilot projects will be launched at the Federal Statistical Office.

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Statistical Yearbook and Statistical Data on Switzerland 2020

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.

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Mobility and transport: pocket statistics 2018

The brochure “Mobility and transport – Pocket
statistics 2018”  contains the key
facts and figures on transport in Switzerland.

Data Innovation Strategy

Data Innovation Strategy

The FSO has adopted a new data innovation strategy. This constitutes the first response by official statistics to the challenges posed by the digital revolution.

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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.

Event

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Road to Bern

Information on the extraordinary situation regarding Road to Bern and the UNWDF.

Newsletter “Beyond the Horizon”
On the “Road to Bern” to the UN World Data Forum

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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