In 2018, one million people received inpatient care in a Swiss hospital or birthing centre. This represents 12% of the entire Swiss population and shows a slight decline in comparison with the previous year.
This year the first day of Advent falls on the first day of December. We will be opening a new window each day in our Advent calendar. Discover a new statistical fact about life in Switzerland every day.
The hotel sector registered 22.6 million overnight stays in Switzerland during the 2019 summer tourist season (from May to October). This represents an increase of 2.4% (+536 000 overnight stays) compared with the same period a year earlier.
Chief data officers can now be found in all departments in the Federal Administration, Federal Chancellery and administrative services with a cross-sectional data-processing function. They serve as advocates for the implementation of the OGD strategy for 2019–2023.