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Statistics on business demography (UDEMO) Record number of businesses created in 2021

04.12.2023 - In Switzerland, 43 037 businesses were created from scratch in 2021. In the vast majority of cases, they employed only one person. Accounting for over 80% of all new businesses, these very small structures are particularly dynamic. In terms of job creation, however, it is the existing, larger, high-growth businesses that are a driving force in the economy. These are the some of the results from the Federal Statistical Office's (FSO) statistics on business demography (UDEMO).

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