Economic and social situation of the population

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Income, consumption and wealth

News, highlights and overview of the household budget and related topics

COVID-19: impact on well-being

Impact of the coronavirus crisis on subjective well-being during the first half of 2020

Gender equality

Overview of the current state and recent developments in gender equality in Switzerland

Equality of people with disabilities

The quality of life of persons with disabilities compared with that of persons without disabilities

The main figures

Key indicators for the economic and social situation of the population
Description Indicators Source, Year
Income, consumption and wealth
Percentage of household budget dedicated to housing
Percentage of compulsory expenditure

14.4% of gross income

30.1% of gross income

HBS 2018

HBS 2018
Social situation, well-being and poverty
Poverty rate
At-risk-of-poverty rate
Material deprivation rate
Percentage of persons aged 16 and over very satisfied with their current life (9-10 on a scale of 0-10)


7.9%
13.9%
5.6%
38.0%


SILC 2018
SILC 2018
SILC 2018
SILC 2018
Gender equality
Economic activity rate
       Women 15-64 years
       Men 15-64 years

80.2%
88.3%

SLFS 2019
SLFS 2019
Persons employed part-time (<90%)
       Women
       Men

59.8%
17.7%

SLFS 2019
SLFS 2019
Equality for persons with disabilities
Persons employed

62.6%

SILC 2018

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Income, consumption and wealth

News, highlights and overview of the household budget and related topics

Social situation, well-being and poverty

Standard of living, income inequality, poverty, material deprivation and subjective well-being in Switzerland and Europe

Gender equality

Overview of the current state and recent developments in gender equality in Switzerland

Equality of people with disabilities


The quality of life of persons with disabilities compared with that of persons without disabilities

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