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Empty dwellings census of 1 June 2017 The empty dwellings rate continues to increase

Please note: The results for the year 2017 were revised in January 2018 following the publication of this press release.


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Renewed increase in dwelling vacancy rate

Neuchâtel, 11.09.2017 (FSO) - On 1 June 2017, there were 64'893 empty dwellings in Switzerland, i.e. 1.47% of the entire country's dwelling stock (including single-family houses). This figure represents an increase of 8375 empty dwellings compared with the previous year, i.e. a rise of almost 15%. These are some of the results of the empty dwellings census published by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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