Swiss statistics on built heritage 2016 More than 75 000 protected monuments in Switzerland
18.12.2018 - In 2016, around 75 000 historic monuments across Switzerland were protected with almost one in ten being a sacred structure. Furthermore, almost 39 000 archaeological sites were recorded and more than 9800 archaeological zones designated, accounting for around 1% of Switzerland’s surface area. These are some of the results from the Swiss statistics on built heritage on which a survey was carried out for the first time this year by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
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