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Teaser 03

Upper secondary first qualification rate

In 2015, 90.9% of young people had obtained an upper secondary level qualification by the age of 25. For Swiss nationals born in Switzerland, this percentage was 94.0%. Considerable differences were seen between the sexes, migrant status, commune types, language regions and cantons. Regardless of the region considered, qualification rates in the cities were comparatively low.

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Social and Economic Conditions of Student Life

In 2016, 18% of students indicate having chronic health problems. Chronic diseases (41%) and psychological problems (26%) are the most often named health problems.

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