Education system scenarios

In focus

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2016-2025 scenarios for compulsory school – Pupils

Compulsory school pupils – Increase in numbers at all levels from 2017 on

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2016-2025 scenarios for upper secondary level – Students and qualifications

Upper secondary level students – Following a slight drop of numbers, new growth is expected for the next decade

2016-2025 higher education institutions scenarios – Students and graduates

Total of 259,000 students expected in higher education institutions in 2025

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2015-2045 scenarios concerning the population's educational level

The majority of the Swiss population will be tertiary level graduates ten years from now

Statistical sources and concepts


Federal Statistical Office Section Education System
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