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.
Please try again later. Thank you for your understanding.

Pandemic and statistical data collection

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Pandemic and statistical data collection

The current pandemic is affecting the entire country. In this difficult context and in order to measure the consequences, the FSO must continue to produce reliable statistical information for both the authorities and the public. We thank you in advance for your assistance should we contact you.

Swiss abroad

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Swiss abroad in 2019

At the end of 2019, more than one in ten Swiss nationals lived abroad. Almost two thirds lived in Europe, notably in France. Their number continued to increase, both among the young and old.

Survey "Diversity" 2019

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Results of the survey "Diversity" 2019

In terms of social diversity, in 2019 an in-depth module on the survey on diversity and coexistence in Switzerland was carried out which dealt with the topic of the travelling way of life that is practised, for example, by some Yenish and Sinti. The results are now available.

 

Graph of the Week

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Evolution of the most frequent forms of thefts

Which forms of theft are most common in Switzerland? And how have the figures developed over ten years from 2009 to 2019? Track down the answers with our new graph of the week!

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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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