Racism, discrimination and security

By separating one social group from the others through negative treatment, xenophobic, racist or antisemitic acts have a negative impact on life in society. They are an impediment to the integration process and the socio-economic integration of the group discriminated against is greatly influenced by them. At the same time, life in society is affected by a feeling of insecurity. This can be both the cause and the result of the insufficient integration of certain population groups.

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All indicators

Some 68 indicators describe the current situation and changes in the integration of the population with a migration background and/or of foreign nationals in Switzerland in eleven areas of life in our society.

Key indicators

34 key indicators provide an overview of the progress made on the journey towards integration and the state of integration of the population with a migration background. If this information is lacking, the population is shown by nationality, and where this variable is available, the country of birth.


Federal Statistical Office Section Demography and Migration
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuch√Ętel



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