Graphical Statistical Atlas of Switzerland 1914–2014

Graphical Statistical Atlas of Switzerland 1914–2014

Prizewinner at the International Cartographic Conference 2015


The Graphical Statistical Atlas of Switzerland 1914 is one of Switzerland's earliest and most comprehensive thematic national atlases. It is also an excellent graphical compendium of the first 50 years of official statistics in Switzerland. To mark the 100th anniversary of its publication, the Federal Statistical Office has fully reproduced this impressive but rare work. In doing so, the FSO aims to make the atlas accessible to the wider general public. The original tables from 1914 have been completed by new statistical maps and diagrams with up-to-date figures from the same topics in 2014. In the form of a supplement, the atlas offers direct comparisons and an exciting visual journey through time, illustrating Switzerland's social and spatial structures a century ago and today.

Maps and diagrams 1914

Grafisch-statistischer Atlas Tafel 2
Tablet 2
Grafisch-statistischer Atlas Tafel 7
Tablet 7
Grafisch-statistischer Atlas Tafel 40
Tablet 40

Maps and diagrams 2014

Grafisch-statistischer Atlas Karte 2
Map 2
Grafisch-statistischer Atlas Karte 7
Map 7
Grafisch-statistischer Atlas Karte 40
Map 40

Content and format

The atlas is divided into 10 topic areas which correspond to the main social issues considered by the Statistical Office in 1914: soil conditions, population, population movement, military, educational system, agriculture, industry, trade and commerce, transport, finance, political statistics. 68 maps and 600 diagrams are presented over 112 pages. The 41cm x 27cm, hardback atlas weighs 1312g.



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