26.03.2024 - New statistical information

Income, poverty and living conditions in 2022

In European comparison, life satisfaction in Switzerland is consistently high and in 2022 was the highest of all European countries. The overall standard of living also remained high in European comparison. However, almost one in ten people had difficulty making ends meet and 4.9% of the population had to go without important goods, services and social activities for financial reasons. The poverty rate was 8.2%.

Theme Economic and social situation of the population

Attributed documents

  • Quality report SILC 2022
    Quality report SILC 2022

    based on EU-SILC data, Switzerland

    Federal Statistical Office, Neuch√Ętel 2024, 16 pages

    FSO number be-e-20-quality_report-2022

    Published on 26.03.2024

  • Duration of risk of poverty
    Duration of risk of poverty

    Observation period: 2019-2022

    Federal Statistical Office

    Published on 26.03.2024

    Spatial division: Switzerland / NUTS 0 - States


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