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

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Social situation, well-being and poverty

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

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Gender equality

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

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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

14.8% of gross income

28.8% of gross income

HBS 2014

HBS 2014
Social situation, well-being and poverty
Poverty rate
At-risk-of-poverty rate
Material deprivation rate
Percentage of the population very satisfied with their current life (8-10 on a scale of 0-10)


6.6%
13.5%
4.6%
71.9%


SILC 2014
SILC 2014
SILC 2014
SILC 2014
Gender equality
Economic activity rate
       Women 15-64 years
       Men 15-64 years

79.8%
88.5%

SILC 2014
SILC 2014
Persons employed part-time (<90%)
       Women
       Men

58.7%
16.4%

SLFS 2015
SLFS 2015
Equality for persons with disabilities
Persons employed

72%

SILC 2013

Further information

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

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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Switzerland

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