Culture, media, information society, sport

What's new?

In focus



The new results of the Swiss library statistics (2021) with data on staff, finances, collection and usage of nearly 1500 libraries (in French or German)

Medienangebot und - nutzung


Figures on the development of media supply and use as well as on economic and legal aspects of the media in year 2021
(in French or German)

Pratiques culturelles

Covid-19 infographics

Selected information on the topic of culture in relation to the Covid-19 pandemic is presented in an infographic
(in French or German)

Société de l'information

Information society

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


At a glance

Evolution utilisation of VoD subscription/streaming (2020-2021) +19%
Average daily television viewing time in the German speaking part of Switzerland (2021) 114
Share of households with internet access (2021) 99%
Percentage of population doing 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 archaeological 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).