New pensions statistics

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New pensions statistics 2020

In 2020, the gap between the occupational pension plan benefits received by men and women was significant. For both sexes, lump sums received prior to the legal retirement age were the highest.

International students in Swiss higher education institutions

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The arrival of international students in Swiss higher education institutions

In 2020, despite the crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on global mobility, the number of new international students in Swiss higher education institutions continued to rise (+4% compared with 2019). For 2021, initial estimates show trends similar to those of 2020.

Tourist accommodation

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Tourist accommodation January-November 2021

Hotels in Switzerland recorded a total of 27.1 million overnight stays from January to November 2021. This is +21.4% or +4.8 million overnight stays compared with the corresponding period of the previous year.

Film and cinema statistics

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Film and cinema statistics: new numbers for the cinema year 2021

What was the cinema scene like in Switzerland towards the end of 2021? Did films from Switzerland, the rest of Europe or the USA come out on top? See the interactive graph on this topic to find out!

Interactive and visual

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Re-entry rate by place of birth and nationality

23% of the persons who emigrated in 2011 had returned to Switzerland by 2020. There are, however, major differences in re-entry rates when these are considered by nationality and place of birth.

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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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Structural survey 2021

The structural survey of the population census is currently underway. The questionnaire can be answered online or in paper form. A free hotline is available for enquiries.

Statistics counts

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

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SwissCovid App Monitoring

Discover the latest figures from the FSO on the SwissCovid app!

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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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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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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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