Respondents / eCensus

The structural survey questionnaire is targeted at randomly selected persons. It can be completed in writing (paper questionnaire) or online.

Completing questionnaire online (eCensus)

To access the questionnaire you need to enter your user name and your password. You will find this information on the top right of the personal questionnaire. You can suspend the questionnaire at any time by clicking on 'Logout' and rejoin the questionnaire again later. The questions you have already answered will be saved.

Before you start to complete the questionnaire, you are advised to have the following documents ready:

  • rental details - you will find the necessary information in your rental agreement
  • AHV insurance number (also for the other persons in your household) (AHV: Swiss old age and survivors' insurance) - you will find the AHV number on the health insurance card, on the AHV card or on a wage certificate.

Hotline for respondents


Tel.:             0800 99 77 00 (freephone)
                     MO - FR: 08.00 - 21.00
                     SA and SU: 09.00 - 18.00

Documentation on survey


Hotline for respondents

0800 99 77 00

MO - FR:     08.00 - 21.00
SA and SU: 09.00 - 18.00


Our English pages offer only a limited range of information on our statistical production. For our full range please consult our pages in French and German (top right hand screen).