Gross domestic product per canton and region

The gross domestic product provides information on regional and cantonal economic activity in Switzerland.

  • Gross domestic product enables the economic growth of each region and canton to be measured.
  • Gross value added (GVA) provides information on the economic structure of the cantons.
  • GDP per capita enables measurement of creation of wealth at individual level.
Gross domestic product per region (change over previous year in %, at prices of preceding year)
Region 2013 2014 2015p
Lake Geneva Region 1.4 2.0 0.4
Espace Mittelland 1.7 2.6 1.2
Northwestern Switzerland 0.8 2.3 0.4
Zurich 2.4 3.3 2.5
Eastern Switzerland 1.6 1.9 0.8
Central Switzerland 2.9 1.8 2.4
Ticino 3.0 2.8 0.4
Switzerland 1.9 2.4 1.2
p: provisional Source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office, National Accounts

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Regional and cantonal GDP are published yearly at the end of October for the year t-2 (e.g. publication of 2014 data in October 2016).

Due to data availability, the series starts in 2008. The FSO does not intend to carry out an estimate or a retrospective extrapolation of years prior to this date.

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