Opinion on equal opportunities

Full indicator name: quality of the relationship between different population groups: opinion on equality of opportunity between Swiss and foreign nationals living in Switzerland

Definitions

From 2012 to 2014, the indicator was based on the following question: “Do you agree that foreign nationals should have the same opportunities as Swiss nationals or that Swiss nationals should have better opportunities? “. Only the results for the codes “1) equal opportunities” and “3) better opportunities for Swiss nationals” are shown.

Since 2015, the question has been formulated as follows: “Do you agree that foreign nationals living in Switzerland should have the same opportunities as Swiss nationals or that Swiss nationals should have better opportunities? “ (foreigners = foreigners living permanently in Switzerland (B or C permits). Only the results for the codes “1) equal opportunities” and “3) better opportunities for Swiss nationals” are shown.

Methodologies

Following changes to the survey framework and improvements in the weighting model, results from 2014 on can no longer be directly compared with those from previous years (series break).

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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.

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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.

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