Income, consumption and wealth

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In focus

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The Household Budget

The income and expenditure of private households in Switzerland are presented here in the form of overview tables of the household budget. Detailed tables on expenditure are additionally available as well as tables on consumed quantities.

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Debt Situation

The results about the debt situation are based on a module of the SILC survey. These describe the debt situation of people living in households in Switzerland. The module only tests the presence or not of debt, and does not ask about its volume.

At a glance

Description Indicator Source
Share of housing expenditure 14.7% of gross income HBS 2015
Share of compulsory expenditure 30.0% of gross income HBS 2015
Average savings
1'388 francs per month per household HBS 2015
Share of the population with tax debts
10.3% of all habitants of all ages SILC 2013

Further information

Tables

These tables in French are also available in German or Italian.

Graphs

This graph in French is also available in German or Italian.

Publications

This publication in French (nr. 1088-1100) presenting the HBS 2011 results is also available in German or Italian.

This publication in French (nr. ESTV-2014-01-f) on the HBS weighting model is also available in German.

This publication (nr. 1418-1400-5) on the wealth situation of the private households is only available in German.

Press releases

Statistical sources and concepts

On this topic

Household income and expenditure

Overview of the household budget of the private households in Switzerland

Macroeconomic perspective

Amount, composition and growth of income of all private households in Switzerland

Wealth

Wealth of natural persons

Contact

Federal Statistical Office Section Income, Consumption and Living Conditions
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel
Switzerland

Contact

Remark

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).

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