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Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2016
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Unit
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
‌2014‌
‌2015‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
50 226
 
49 706
 
51 156
 
54 551
 
57 205
 
59 351
 
59 536
 
60 491
 
e 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
46 998
 
50 728
 
54 252
 
55 079
 
58 472
 
60 465
 
..
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
0.7
 
2.6
 
1.1
 
1.7
 
4.0
 
3.0
 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
2.3
 
-2.1
 
3.0
 
1.8
 
1.1
 
1.8
 
1.9
 
0.9
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
16.7
 
17.1
 
17.0
 
17.8
 
18.5
 
19.0
 
..
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
0.7
 
-7.5
 
4.4
 
4.3
 
2.9
 
1.2
 
2.1
 
..
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
..
 
Industry including energy
%
22.5
 
21.3
 
21.2
 
21.5
 
21.0
 
20.9
 
20.9
 
..
 
Construction
%
4.7
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
..
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
21.6
 
21.1
 
22.0
 
21.3
 
20.9
 
20.5
 
20.2
 
..
 
Information, communication
%
3.9
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
..
 
Finance and insurance
%
11.6
 
11.1
 
10.4
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
10.4
 
9.8
 
..
 
Real estate
%
1.0
 
1.1
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
..
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
8.4
 
9.0
 
9.0
 
9.1
 
9.4
 
9.7
 
9.9
 
..
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
17.1
 
18.1
 
17.9
 
18.2
 
18.7
 
18.7
 
19.0
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
8.5
 
8.7
 
8.6
 
8.8
 
8.8
 
8.8
 
8.9
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
2.0
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
0.8
 
0.2
 
-0.3
 
-0.2
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
48.6
 
46.4
 
44.7
 
45.0
 
45.7
 
45.5
 
..
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.2
 
33.9
 
33.3
 
33.7
 
33.5
 
33.7
 
33.5
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
31.2
 
33.1
 
32.9
 
32.9
 
33.3
 
34.0
 
33.7
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.4
 
6.8
 
6.7
 
6.8
 
7.1
 
7.4
 
7.4
 
7.8
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
17.9
 
19.7
 
19.5
 
19.3
 
19.7
 
19.9
 
19.4
 
..
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
6.7
 
7.4
 
7.0
 
7.0
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.1
 
6.6
 
6.5
 
6.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
4.8
 
5.0
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.42
 
0.44
 
0.39
 
0.46
 
0.47
 
0.46
 
0.51
 
0.52
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
26.7
 
27.1
 
26.5
 
27.0
 
26.9
 
26.9
 
26.6
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
8.3
 
8.7
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.5
 
8.4
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
3.0
 
2.8
 
2.7
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
5.9
 
5.9
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
6.2
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
21.9
 
22.0
 
22.1
 
22.3
 
22.1
 
22.1
 
22.2
 
22.2
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
52.4
 
49.9
 
53.5
 
57.3
 
56.9
 
60.2
 
53.0
 
..
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
63.0
 
57.4
 
64.2
 
65.8
 
67.3
 
72.3
 
64.3
 
..
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
24.7
 
11.8
 
34.2
 
29.4
 
40.2
 
53.7
 
53.9
 
55.9
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
225.3
 
204.4
 
242.0
 
316.5
 
292.6
 
320.0
 
274.1
 
247.7
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
251.1
 
217.2
 
277.2
 
346.0
 
332.8
 
373.4
 
328.1
 
303.5
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
32.7
 
26.6
 
25.5
 
24.9
 
22.9
 
22.0
 
20.0
 
17.1
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
63.8
 
65.4
 
69.3
 
82.9
 
86.2
 
92.4
 
98.6
 
92.6
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
96.6
 
92.0
 
94.8
 
107.7
 
109.2
 
114.4
 
118.5
 
109.7
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
2.4
 
7.5
 
14.9
 
7.7
 
10.3
 
11.1
 
8.8
 
11.4
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
723 779
 
864 928
 
1 041 313
 
1 109 816
 
1 192 900
 
1 193 976
 
1 067 905
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
447 507
 
499 595
 
610 852
 
690 859
 
736 686
 
782 639
 
764 113
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
15 205
 
28 945
 
28 750
 
28 282
 
15 983
 
646
 
6 644
 
120 823
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
45 312
 
26 428
 
85 718
 
48 098
 
43 307
 
38 553
 
-3 331
 
122 262
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
2.4
 
-0.5
 
0.7
 
0.2
 
-0.7
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
-1.1
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.4
 
1.1
 
0.2
 
0.0
 
-1.0
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
-0.3
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
3.1
 
-0.2
 
-1.1
 
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
1.2
 
0.9
 
-0.8
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
11.9
 
-15.5
 
9.4
 
6.6
 
2.5
 
-1.5
 
-0.9
 
-10.3
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
4.4
 
-2.8
 
0.5
 
0.1
 
-0.5
 
-0.1
 
-0.7
 
-3.3
 
Long-term interest rates
%
2.90
 
2.20
 
1.63
 
1.47
 
0.65
 
0.95
 
0.69
 
-0.07
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
AUD per USD
1.55
 
1.52
 
1.51
 
1.43
 
1.36
 
1.32
 
1.32
 
1.28
 
Exchange rates
AUD per USD
1.08
 
1.09
 
1.04
 
0.89
 
0.94
 
0.93
 
0.92
 
0.96
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
135
 
138
 
142
 
153
 
143
 
144
 
147
 
148
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
26.8
 
27.0
 
26.2
 
25.4
 
25.6
 
26.7
 
25.1
 
24.5
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.07
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
4 773.9
 
4 802.9
 
4 974.8
 
4 583.1
 
5 297.3
 
5 418.8
 
5 342.0
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
101.03
 
63.27
 
80.92
 
112.51
 
111.30
 
110.35
 
101.91
 
54.38
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to internet
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
90.6
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 983
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
5 653
 
5 461
 
5 565
 
5 478
 
5 576
 
5 708
 
6 006
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
739
 
705
 
711
 
692
 
701
 
712
 
744
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
43
 
42
 
43
 
39
 
40
 
42
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
35
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
40
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
4.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.7
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
11.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
12.4
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
62.4
 
61.6
 
62.5
 
62.9
 
61.7
 
61.9
 
61.7
 
61.0
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
87.2
 
86.7
 
85.8
 
86.5
 
86.7
 
86.4
 
86.9
 
87.3
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
68.4
 
68.3
 
68.0
 
69.5
 
70.5
 
71.7
 
71.6
 
72.8
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
25.9
 
26.5
 
26.1
 
25.9
 
26.0
 
26.4
 
26.9
 
26.8
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
11.0
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.5
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
10.0
 
9.0
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
11.6
 
10.9
 
11.0
 
10.6
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
10.0
 
8.7
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
10.4
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
10.4
 
10.3
 
10.2
 
10.0
 
9.3
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
..
 
..
 
4.5
 
4.0
 
4.2
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
..
 
..
 
4.2
 
3.7
 
3.9
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
..
 
..
 
5.0
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
4.7
 
4.6
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
34.3
 
30.1
 
33.1
 
38.8
 
35.3
 
33.2
 
37.7
 
38.6
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
..
 
1.6
 
1.5
 
2.1
 
0.2
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 623
 
1 615
 
1 612
 
1 605
 
1 591
 
1 573
 
1 568
 
1 590
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
10 882
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
12 273
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
7.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
7 648
 
7 744
 
7 828
 
7 912
 
7 997
 
8 140
 
..
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
15.4
 
15.2
 
15.2
 
15.1
 
15.0
 
14.9
 
..
 
..
 
Eldery population aged 65 and over
% of population
16.5
 
16.7
 
16.9
 
17.0
 
17.3
 
17.6
 
..
 
..
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
25.8
 
26.3
 
26.5
 
27.3
 
27.7
 
28.3
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
21.4
 
21.7
 
22.0
 
22.4
 
22.8
 
23.3
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
2.1
 
3.0
 
3.2
 
2.8
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
3.4
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
5.0
 
6.2
 
6.9
 
6.2
 
6.4
 
7.1
 
7.1
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
2.7
 
3.4
 
3.6
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.1
 
3.3
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
7.7
 
7.8
 
8.9
 
7.3
 
7.9
 
8.2
 
8.3
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
82.2
 
82.3
 
82.6
 
82.8
 
82.8
 
82.9
 
83.3
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.3
 
80.5
 
80.6
 
80.7
 
81.1
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
84.6
 
84.6
 
84.9
 
85.0
 
84.9
 
85.0
 
85.4
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.0
 
4.3
 
3.8
 
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
16.0
 
13.4
 
11.9
 
12.1
 
12.0
 
12.2
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
29 643
 
27 581
 
28 195
 
29 082
 
28 307
 
29 180
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
104 695
 
107 382
 
109 438
 
111 037
 
112 750
 
114 597
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
47
 
45
 
42
 
40
 
42
 
33
 
30
 
..
 
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