Omnibus

Goal

Omnibus surveys are multiple-theme surveys aimed at providing quick answers to current questions of interest to policymakers and the scientific and research community. The results are available about six months after the collection of survey data.

The Omnibus survey provides a flexible tool which is intended to record and respond quickly to public administration, scientific, political and economic needs. The FSO determines the themes for the Omnibus surveys where efforts are made to establish close cooperation with the stakeholders.

Characteristics

  • sample survey of 3000 persons
  • flexible selection of themes depending on need
  • representative information at the national level
  • cannot be supplemented by cantons

Themes

Year  
2010 Use of the Internet - in German or French
2011 Life in Switzerland (external mandat) - in German, French or Italian
2014 Use of the Internet - in German, French or Italian
Eating habits (external mandat)
2015 Perception of the environment - in German, French or Italian
2016 Diversity and coexistence in Switzerland
2017 Use of the Internet - in German, French or Italian
Discrimination of Black people in Switzerland
2018 Diversity and coexistence in Switzerland
Health and Lifestyle (external mandat)
2019 Use of the Internet - in German, French or Italian
Perception of the environment - in German, French or Italian
Different ways of life in Switzerland
2020 Diversity and coexistence in Switzerland

Contact

Swiss Federal Statistical Office Section Demography and migration
Espace de l'Europe 10

CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel
Switzerland

info.dem@bfs.admin.ch

Remark

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