Press conference: Swiss land use statistics

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Swiss land use statistics 2013/18: New results for Switzerland

Switzerland's settlement and urban areas have expanded by a further 181 km² in the last ten years, which is twice the area of Lake Zurich. Compared with previous decades, however, settlement growth has slowed down slightly.

Conditions of study and life at higher education institutions

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Conditions of study and life at Swiss higher education institutions in 2020

Altogether, 57% of students are encountering difficulties in their studies. The most common difficulties reported by students are related to study content (33%) or a lack of motivation (24%). Difficulties vary in particular depending on their age and social background.

Equality of people with disabilities

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Equality of people with disabilities in 2019

Persons with disabilities participate widely in the labour market. In 2019, 72% of them did so.

Population by migration status

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Population by migration status in 2020

In 2020, 38% of the permanent resident population in Switzerland aged 15 and over had a migration background (2 766 000 persons). Compared with 2019, this corresponds to an increase of 0.3 percentage points.

Interactive and visual

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Utilisation of subscription and streaming services

How did the use of subscription and streaming services change between the film years 2017 to 2020? See the new interactive graph of the week to find out!

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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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Central economic statistics of the FSO on opendata.swiss

In a joint project of the FSO and the KOF, central economic data were identified which will gradually be published as OGD and made available on the federal opendata.swiss platform.

In focus

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Experimental statistics

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

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Artificial Intelligence

At its meeting on 25.08.2021, the Federal Council decided to develop a “Competence Network for Artificial Intelligence” (CNW AI). The corresponding unit for this will be attached to the FSO.

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Statistical Yearbook and Statistical Data on Switzerland 2021

Both publications provide a clear summary of relevant facts about our society, economy, environment and other topics.

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Sustainable development

As part of the UN World Data Forum, the FSO and the ARE have invited five Swiss personalities from different backgrounds and from all language regions to speak.

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Monitoring of the legislature plan

The purpose of the legislature indicators is to observe the objectives defined by the Federal Council and Parliament in the 2019–2023 Legislature Plan.

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SwissCovid App Monitoring

Discover the latest figures from the FSO on the SwissCovid app!

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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.

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Data science

The FSO is joining forces with the Swiss Data Science Center to encourage the use of data science and artificial intelligence within the administration.

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