Travel behaviour

At a glance

In 2016 each person resident in Switzerland undertook on aver­age 3.0 trips with overnight stays and 10.2 day trips. 67% trips with overnight stays had a destination abroad whereas those without an overnight stay mainly took place in Switzerland (90%).

Number of trips per person, 2012-2016
Type of trip 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Trips with overnight stays per person 2.8 3.0 2.9 3.1 3.0
Day trips per person 9.9 10.5 10.3 10.7 10.2
Swiss resident population aged 6 and over Source: Travel behaviour

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Trips with overnight stays

Private or business trips with at least one overnight stay away from home.

Day trips

Private or business trips away from one's usual environment lasting from three hours to a maximum of one day.

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Federal Statistical Office Section Mobility
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

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