The Producer and Import Price Index rose in November 2016 by 0.1% compared with the previous month, reaching 99.9 points. The slight rise is due in particular to higher prices for scrap and petroleum products.
The Swiss Forestry Statistics survey all forest enterprises in Switzerland on an annual basis. The most important data are the timber harvest (by assortment and timber species), plantations and financial data from enterprises.
Turnover in the retail sector rose by 0.2% in nominal terms in November 2016 compared with the previous year. This is the first increase since December 2014. Seasonally adjusted, nominal turnover rose by 0.4% compared with the previous month.
Each death in Switzerland must be registered at the regional civil registry office. These "observed" numbers are compared with the "expected" numbers. For each expected value, a range is calculated within which fluctuations are considered to be random.
The structural survey is a component of the Population Census and complements information obtained from registers with additional statistics on the structure of the population. In this survey, part of the population fill in a written questionnaire.