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 2018 2019 2020
Lake Geneva Region 4.2 1.3 -3.2
Espace Mittelland 2.1 1.6 -3.2
Northwestern Switzerland 1.4 1.6 -2.3
Zurich 4.3 -0.6 -1.5
Eastern Switzerland 2.2 2 -1.9
Central Switzerland 1.3 2.3 -0.3
Ticino 3.5 1.3 -5.2
Switzerland 2.9 1.1 -2.4
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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