Cultural Economy

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Cultural Economy in Switzerland

More than 63 000 enterprises, over 300 000 cultural workers, who have an above-average education and who, compared with the economy as whole, are more likely to be female, and a value added of CHF 15bn or 2.1% of the GDP.

Poverty among older people

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Poverty among older people: updated results

The publication “Poverty in old age” provides an overview of the income, consumption and wealth of the older population in Switzerland, which is complemented with subjective indicators on their financial and social situation.

Sustainable Development

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17 videos of 17 seconds on the 17 SDGs

The staff at FSO offers you a series of 17 video teasers on the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs). Official statistics are crucial for measuring progress in all areas covered by 2030 Agenda.

Swiss Health Survey 2017

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Social inequality and physical health / Health of migrant population

People of lower social status are more greatly affected by the risk factors for cardio-vascular diseases, osteoarthritis and back pain than those of a higher social status. These differences are reproduced partly in the population with a migration background.

Agriculture

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Economic accounts for agriculture: Estimates 2020

In 2020, Swiss agriculture is expected to generate a gross value added of CHF 4.4 billion, an increase of 5.8% compared with the previous year. Total production has remained stable, while production costs have fallen.

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Switzerland’s “Priority OGD”

Data whose reuse could be of particular use to society, the environment and the economy, should be published in a timely manner as Open Government Data. From 2020, the Federal Department of Home Affairs (FDHA) is coordinating the creation of a list of “Priority Open Government Data”.

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

The latest information about the Road to Bern events before the UNWDF is held in Switzerland in 2021.

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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