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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2015

Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2015
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Unit
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
46 990
 
50 024
 
49 552
 
50 978
 
54 551
 
55 916
 
56 940
 
..
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
47 340
 
46 809
 
50 570
 
54 063
 
55 101
 
57 019
 
59 598
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
3.9
 
1.1
 
2.1
 
1.2
 
1.7
 
2.5
 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
4.1
 
2.3
 
-2.1
 
3.0
 
1.8
 
1.1
 
1.9
 
2.0
 
e 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
17.4
 
16.7
 
17.1
 
17.0
 
17.8
 
17.5
 
..
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
4.9
 
0.7
 
-7.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
2.4
 
1.7
 
..
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.8
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
..
 
Industry
%
22.2
 
22.5
 
21.3
 
21.2
 
21.5
 
21.0
 
20.6
 
..
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
24.8
 
25.5
 
25.1
 
26.1
 
25.3
 
24.9
 
24.5
 
..
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
22.3
 
20.9
 
21.1
 
20.4
 
20.4
 
20.8
 
21.3
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
25.2
 
25.6
 
26.8
 
26.5
 
27.0
 
27.5
 
27.8
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
0.9
 
2.0
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
0.1
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
50.5
 
48.6
 
46.4
 
44.7
 
45.0
 
45.7
 
..
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
31.9
 
33.2
 
33.9
 
33.3
 
33.7
 
33.5
 
33.6
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
31.0
 
31.2
 
33.1
 
32.9
 
32.9
 
33.2
 
33.5
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.0
 
6.7
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
3.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
17.7
 
17.9
 
19.7
 
19.5
 
19.3
 
19.7
 
19.9
 
19.4
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
7.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
5.1
 
5.0
 
5.3
 
4.9
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.37
 
0.42
 
0.44
 
0.39
 
0.46
 
0.47
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
27.7
 
28.1
 
28.7
 
28.1
 
28.6
 
28.2
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.8
 
13.3
 
13.5
 
12.9
 
13.2
 
13.0
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.1
 
..
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
22.4
 
21.9
 
22.0
 
22.1
 
22.3
 
22.1
 
22.1
 
22.2
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
50.3
 
52.4
 
49.9
 
53.5
 
57.3
 
56.7
 
60.0
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
61.6
 
63.0
 
57.4
 
64.2
 
65.8
 
67.1
 
72.1
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
19.3
 
..
 
28.2
 
..
 
..
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
176.3
 
..
 
197.8
 
..
 
..
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
195.6
 
..
 
225.9
 
..
 
..
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
37.9
 
46.3
 
42.3
 
46.9
 
49.7
 
43.9
 
42.6
 
..
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
28.0
 
30.8
 
34.2
 
36.5
 
45.4
 
46.9
 
52.9
 
..
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
65.9
 
77.2
 
76.4
 
83.4
 
95.0
 
90.9
 
95.5
 
..
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
8.3
 
1.9
 
9.8
 
14.0
 
8.5
 
9.2
 
12.3
 
..
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 032 802
 
1 063 132
 
1 129 376
 
..
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
353 328
 
447 507
 
499 595
 
617 943
 
693 317
 
732 655
 
747 436
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
32 446
 
15 137
 
28 945
 
35 152
 
26 565
 
10 235
 
-5 252
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
51 036
 
45 312
 
26 428
 
87 460
 
47 776
 
45 022
 
59 955
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
0.7
 
2.4
 
-0.5
 
0.7
 
0.2
 
-0.7
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
0.7
 
1.4
 
1.0
 
0.2
 
0.1
 
-0.9
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
0.5
 
3.1
 
-0.2
 
-1.1
 
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
1.2
 
0.9
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
1.9
 
12.4
 
-15.4
 
9.2
 
7.0
 
2.3
 
-1.7
 
-1.0
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
2.8
 
4.4
 
-2.8
 
0.5
 
0.1
 
-0.5
 
-0.1
 
-0.7
 
Long-term interest rates
%
2.93
 
2.90
 
2.20
 
1.63
 
1.47
 
0.65
 
0.95
 
0.69
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
CHF per USD
1.60
 
1.55
 
1.52
 
1.51
 
1.43
 
1.40
 
1.38
 
1.36
 
Exchange rates
CHF per USD
1.20
 
1.08
 
1.09
 
1.04
 
0.89
 
0.94
 
0.93
 
0.92
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
129
 
135
 
137
 
142
 
153
 
146
 
148
 
150
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
25.8
 
26.8
 
27.0
 
26.2
 
25.4
 
25.5
 
..
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
0.08
 
..
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
19.0
 
18.1
 
20.5
 
..
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
74.92
 
101.03
 
63.27
 
80.92
 
112.51
 
111.30
 
..
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
3 007
 
3 327
 
2 715
 
3 194
 
3 419
 
3 247
 
..
 
..
 
ICT related occupations: business sector employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
80.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
15
 
16
 
17
 
18
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
5 465
 
5 653
 
5 461
 
5 565
 
5 478
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
720
 
740
 
710
 
710
 
690
 
700
 
..
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
42
 
44
 
42
 
44
 
40
 
41
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
35.2
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
11 513
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
14 972
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
21 893
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
8.2
 
9.4
 
7.9
 
4.8
 
5.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
10.4
 
9.1
 
10.7
 
11.1
 
10.7
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
62.6
 
62.4
 
61.6
 
62.5
 
62.9
 
61.7
 
61.9
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
86.1
 
87.2
 
86.7
 
85.8
 
86.4
 
86.7
 
86.4
 
..
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
67.2
 
68.4
 
68.3
 
68.0
 
69.5
 
70.5
 
71.7
 
..
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
25.4
 
25.9
 
26.5
 
26.1
 
25.9
 
26.0
 
26.4
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
11.5
 
11.1
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
10.4
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
11.7
 
11.6
 
11.0
 
11.0
 
10.6
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
..
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
11.3
 
10.4
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
10.4
 
10.3
 
10.2
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
4.0
 
4.2
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.2
 
3.7
 
3.9
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.0
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.7
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
40.8
 
34.3
 
30.1
 
33.1
 
38.8
 
35.3
 
33.2
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 633
 
1 623
 
1 615
 
1 624
 
1 617
 
1 602
 
1 585
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
..
 
8 802
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9 915
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
7 551
 
7 648
 
7 744
 
7 828
 
7 912
 
7 955
 
8 018
 
8 075
 
Population growth rates
%
0.9
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
15.6
 
15.4
 
14.7
 
14.6
 
15.1
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
14.3
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
16.3
 
16.5
 
17.2
 
17.4
 
17.0
 
18.1
 
18.5
 
18.8
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
27.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
22.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
2.0
 
2.1
 
3.0
 
3.2
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
5.8
 
5.0
 
6.2
 
6.9
 
6.2
 
6.4
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
3.2
 
2.7
 
3.4
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
8.8
 
7.7
 
7.8
 
8.9
 
7.3
 
7.9
 
..
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
82.0
 
82.2
 
82.3
 
82.6
 
82.8
 
82.8
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
79.5
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.3
 
80.5
 
80.6
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
84.4
 
84.6
 
84.6
 
84.9
 
85.0
 
84.9
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.9
 
4.0
 
4.3
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
..
 
..
 
Obesity rate ages 15 and over
% of population
8.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
16.9
 
16.0
 
13.4
 
11.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
29 162
 
29 775
 
27 722
 
28 349
 
29 235
 
28 482
 
29 278
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
103 191
 
104 712
 
107 400
 
109 456
 
111 055
 
112 768
 
..
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
51
 
47
 
45
 
42
 
40
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
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