Culture, media, information society, sport

What's new?

In focus


Cultural economy

The new statistics on the cultural economy on cultural enterprises (2018) and cultural workers (2019) in Switzerland are now also available in English

Société de l'information

Information society

System of indicators for monitoring the new "Digital Switzerland" strategy (in French or German)


At a glance

Number of cultural workers in Switzerland (2019) 312'000
Average daily television viewing time in Switzerland (2019) 119 minutes
Share of households in Switzerland with internet access (2019) 96%
Percentage of the population that participates in sports, exercise or fitness each week (2019) 63%
Source: FSO

In this theme you'll find the following sub-themes and statistics:

  • Culture:
    Film and cinema
    Monuments and historical or archeological sites
    Cultural behaviour
    Public and private financing of culture
    Cultural economy (also in English)
  • Media (traditional): press, radio, TV
  • Information society (internet) 
  • Sport (Observatory Sport and Physical Activities Switzerland)

These statistics currently mostly exist only in French and German.


Federal Statistical Office Section Politics, Culture and Media
Espace de l'Europe 10
2010 Neuch√Ętel
+41 58 463 61 58

Monday to Friday
09.00-12.00 and 14.00-16.00



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).