Income and Living Conditions 2020 (SILC): Indebtedness Almost every sixth person lived in a household with arrears in 2020
04.07.2022 - Vehicle leases and arrears are the most common types of debt in Switzerland. In 2020, 15.5% of the population lived in a household with at least one vehicle lease and 14.9% in a household with at least one arrear in the past 12 months. 6.9% lived in a household with at least three different types of debt. These are some of the findings from the Survey on Income and Living Conditions (SILC) conducted by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO). The results represent the situation before and at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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