Education and science

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Educational paths and transitions

In 2016, 91.3% of young people had obtained an upper secondary level qualification by the age of 25. For Swiss nationals born in Switzerland, this percentage was 94.2%.

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Social and Economic Conditions of Student Life

In 2016, 18% of students indicate having chronic health problems. Chronic diseases (41%) and psychological problems (26%) are the most often named health problems.

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