Travel behaviour

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In 2021 each person resident in Switzerland undertook on aver­age 2.0 trips with overnight stays and 10.5 day trips. The majority of trips took place in Switzerland, both in term of trips with overnight stays (56%) and day trips (95%).

Number of trips per person, 2017-2021
Type of trip 2017
2018 2019 2020 2021
Trips with overnight stays per person 3.1 3.0 2.8 1.9 2.0
Day trips per person 9.6
10.3 9.8
7.1 10.5
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


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



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