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Buildings and Dwellings Statistics 2021 In 2021, 58% of buildings were heated by fossil fuels

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In 2022, two-thirds of households were heated by fossil fuels

06.10.2022 - In 2021, there were 1.77 million residential buildings and 4.69 million dwellings in Switzerland. 58% of buildings were heated by fossil fuels (heating oil and gas) and 17% were equipped with heat pumps. The share of the latter has quadrupled since 2000. In terms of the population, one person in four had gas heating. These are some of the findings from the Buildings and Dwellings Statistics of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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