Libraries

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Library Statistics 2018

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.

Film and Cinema in Switzerland

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Film and Cinema in Switzerland: Pocket Statistics 2019

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.

Structural Business Statistics

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Structural Business Statistics STATENT 2017

In 2017, there were almost 5.2 million jobs in Switzerland, an increase of 1.2% compared with the previous year. It was mainly large companies that observed the greatest increase in staff numbers.

Work and health

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Swiss Health Survey 2017: work and health

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.

 

Graph of the Week

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At-risk-of-poverty rate among employed persons

What is the at-risk-of-poverty rate among employed persons in Switzerland? How high or how low is this rate in European comparison? See our new graph of the week to find out!

Publications

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Open Government Data (OGD)

With Switzerland’s new OGD strategy 201923, 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.

 

In focus

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Experimental statistics

Experimental statistics are produced using new methods and/or new data sources.

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Statistical social report Switzerland 2019

The 3rd Swiss social statistics report reveals an increasing trend of long-term unemployment and a rise in the number of single-parent households.

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Statistical Yearbook and Data

The 126th edition of this long-standing publication offers a collection of contemporary data from the 21 topics covered by official statistics.

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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.

Multi-Annual Programme

Multi-Annual Programme

The multi-annual programme for statistics is a management and planning foundation for the long-term strategy of federal statistics.

Surveys

Swiss Labour Force Survey (SLFS)

The main purpose of the SLFS is to provide information on the structure of the labour force and employment behaviour patterns.

Language, religion and culture survey

The survey on language, religion and culture has the aim of providing statistical information on the current situation and the evolution of practices in these areas.

Swiss Earnings Structure Survey (ESS)

The Swiss Earnings Structure Survey is a written survey, carried out every two years in enterprises in Switzerland.

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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