In 2018, the offering of Switzerland’s 10 largest libraries included over 55 million books, magazines and other physical documents. This was 2% less than in 2017. At around 4.6 million, the number of loans in these libraries also showed a slight decrease.
Long-term trends in Swiss cinema show a clear increase in the number of cinema complexes: they are increasingly replacing single screen cinemas. An increase in film offerings has also been recorded even if many of these are only selectively shown.
In 2017, 21% of economically active persons were very often stressed at work compared with 18% in 2012. Almost half (49%) of persons who were stressed said that they were emotionally exhausted at work and were at greater risk of a burnout.
With Switzerland’s new OGD strategy 2019–23, responsibility for the operational coordination of OGD implementation at Confederation level now lies in the hands of the FSO who have created an office to this effect. Key tasks will be the further development of the reference platform, opendata.swiss, where all open, freely accessible data from the Swiss authorities can easily be found, as well as advice on OGD for data publishers and users.