At-risk-of-poverty gap


The relative median at-risk-of-poverty gap represents the difference, expressed as a percentage of the at-risk-of-poverty threshold, between the median equivalized disposable income of people below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold and the at-risk-of-poverty threshold (pivot: 60% of equivalised median income). The larger this gap is (the higher the percentage is), the further people are below the at-risk-of-poverty threshold and therefore monetarily deprived.

For households comprised of several adults with a different migration status, the same value calculated for the entire household is used for people with and without a migration background.


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).

You can access the indicators in one of the following ways

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.


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