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Swiss Cancer Report 2015 - Current situation and developments

In Switzerland, 38 000 new cancer cases are diagnosed every year. 16 000 persons die of cancer every year. This second publication on cancer in Switzerland presents the current situation and developments over the past 30 years.

Health. Pocket Statistics 2016

This pocket statistics offers an overview of the
statistical data available in the area of health.

The main figures

Health

Population health, in %1 (2012)

(Very) good self-perceived health

82,8

Long-standing health problem1

31,9

Health behaviour, in %1 (2012)

Physically active

72,5

Smoker

28,2

Consumes alcohol daily

13,0

Mortality

Infant mortality, in ‰ (2015)

3,9

Total deaths (2014)

63 938

     Cardiovascular diseases

20 972

     Cancer

16 765

Health system

Hospitalisation rate for 1000 inhabitants (2015p)

121,7

Accommodation rate in nursing homes among persons aged ≥ 80 years as at 31.12, in % (2015p)

16,2

Rate of recourse to home care among persons aged ≥ 80 years, in % (2015p)

27,5

Doctors in the ambulatory sector per 100 000 inhabitants1 (2015)

217,7

Costs and funding (2014)

Health expenditure per inhabitant, in CHF per month

726

Health expenditure in relation to GDP, in %

11,1

1 Population aged 15 or over living in a private household

Further information

Statistical sources and concepts

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Federal Statistical Office Sections Health Services, Population Health
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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