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2010 Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2010

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2010

 Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2010
 
 
 
Unit
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
 
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic product (GDP)
Bln USD curr. PPPs
233.9
 
245.2
 
246.3
 
257.4
 
266.1
 
288.7
 
318.5
 
329.9
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
32 109
 
33 391
 
33 262
 
34 531
 
35 478
 
38 201
 
41 800
 
42 783
 
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
33 588
 
34 469
 
35 774
 
36 994
 
38 822
 
41 107
 
42 338
 
39 735
 
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.7
 
-1.2
 
-0.7
 
2.1
 
2.6
 
3.0
 
3.7
 
..
 
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
1.2
 
0.4
 
-0.2
 
2.5
 
2.6
 
3.6
 
3.6
 
1.8
 
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
11.9
 
10.7
 
9.4
 
9.0
 
10.1
 
11.4
 
12.7
 
..
 
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
21.9
 
21.3
 
20.5
 
20.8
 
21.2
 
21.3
 
21.5
 
21.3
 
 
Economic structure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real value added: agriculture, forestry, fishing
Annual growth %
-8.2
 
1.6
 
-9.2
 
11.4
 
-1.8
 
-3.3
 
4.2
 
-3.2
 
 
Real value added: industry
Annual growth %
2.7
 
0.1
 
-0.1
 
1.3
 
3.9
 
5.3
 
3.7
 
3.4
 
 
Real value added: services
Annual growth %
0.7
 
0.7
 
-0.3
 
2.7
 
2.2
 
3.1
 
3.7
 
1.3
 
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
-0.1
 
-1.2
 
-1.7
 
-1.8
 
-0.7
 
0.8
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
 
General government debt
% of GDP
51.3
 
57.2
 
57.0
 
57.9
 
56.4
 
50.3
 
47.2
 
44.0
 
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
34.7
 
35.0
 
34.6
 
34.2
 
34.6
 
34.3
 
33.9
 
33.6
 
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
34.8
 
36.2
 
36.4
 
35.9
 
35.3
 
33.5
 
32.2
 
32.0
 
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.0
 
6.3
 
6.6
 
6.6
 
6.7
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
..
 
 
Private expenditure on health
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.4
 
..
 
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
20.3
 
20.3
 
20.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
8.2
 
8.6
 
8.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.4
 
6.3
 
6.5
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
4.7
 
4.8
 
5.1
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.3
 
5.4
 
5.3
 
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.34
 
0.33
 
0.37
 
0.40
 
0.43
 
0.39
 
0.38
 
0.42
 
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
29.5
 
29.9
 
29.2
 
28.8
 
29.2
 
29.3
 
28.9
 
29.4
 
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.4
 
12.9
 
12.5
 
12.5
 
13.0
 
13.4
 
13.2
 
13.9
 
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.8
 
6.9
 
6.8
 
6.5
 
6.5
 
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
30.1
 
30.1
 
29.7
 
29.4
 
29.5
 
29.5
 
29.7
 
29.5
 
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Trade in goods and services
% of GDP
43.5
 
41.1
 
40.8
 
42.9
 
45.6
 
48.4
 
51.1
 
50.8
 
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
-2.1
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
6.8
 
4.4
 
6.5
 
10.9
 
17.2
 
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
84.2
 
83.7
 
96.4
 
110.0
 
126.6
 
141.4
 
161.2
 
183.6
 
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
82.1
 
87.9
 
100.7
 
116.8
 
130.9
 
147.9
 
172.1
 
200.8
 
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
17.3
 
18.0
 
21.5
 
24.4
 
26.9
 
31.3
 
37.7
 
46.0
 
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
12.3
 
12.9
 
14.8
 
19.5
 
22.8
 
23.5
 
28.0
 
31.9
 
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
29.6
 
30.9
 
36.3
 
43.9
 
49.7
 
54.8
 
65.7
 
77.9
 
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
8.2
 
8.8
 
13.3
 
13.4
 
14.0
 
15.2
 
10.0
 
2.4
 
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
400 590
 
431 980
 
559 970
 
657 911
 
..
 
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
197 679
 
170 156
 
264 952
 
337 536
 
..
 
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
8 859
 
6 284
 
16 505
 
933
 
-949
 
30 854
 
49 261
 
17 407
 
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
18 326
 
8 212
 
15 443
 
26 282
 
50 994
 
75 860
 
49 677
 
86 255
 
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
1.0
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.8
 
1.2
 
1.1
 
0.7
 
2.4
 
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.5
 
0.6
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
1.4
 
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
2.1
 
2.3
 
1.3
 
0.5
 
-0.7
 
-0.0
 
0.5
 
3.1
 
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
-1.2
 
-5.0
 
1.2
 
4.6
 
10.4
 
7.1
 
1.8
 
12.8
 
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
..
 
..
 
0.0
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.7
 
2.6
 
3.3
 
 
Long-term interest rates
%
3.38
 
3.20
 
2.66
 
2.74
 
2.10
 
2.52
 
2.93
 
2.90
 
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
CHF per USD
1.84
 
1.77
 
1.78
 
1.75
 
1.74
 
1.70
 
1.64
 
1.64
 
 
Exchange rates
CHF per USD
1.69
 
1.56
 
1.35
 
1.24
 
1.25
 
1.25
 
1.20
 
1.08
 
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
122
 
126
 
135
 
138
 
137
 
134
 
130
 
140
 
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
26.0
 
25.3
 
25.5
 
25.9
 
25.8
 
27.0
 
25.7
 
26.7
 
 
Total primary energy supply per capita
Toe per capita
3.61
 
3.49
 
3.49
 
3.51
 
3.48
 
3.62
 
3.42
 
3.55
 
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.11
 
0.10
 
0.10
 
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
19.3
 
17.6
 
18.0
 
18.4
 
18.5
 
18.0
 
20.7
 
20.4
 
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
25.04
 
25.34
 
30.26
 
38.73
 
55.81
 
66.76
 
74.92
 
101.03
 
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
ICT investment in non-residential fixed capital formation
%
19.3
 
20.7
 
20.7
 
21.9
 
21.0
 
20.3
 
..
 
..
 
 
ICT related occupations: total employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
23.0
 
..
 
 
Households with access to the Internet
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
61.0
 
..
 
70.5
 
73.9
 
..
 
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstractions
Mln m3
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
2 660
 
..
 
 
Fish landings in domestic and foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5 355
 
..
 
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
710
 
..
 
 
CO2 emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
43
 
41
 
43
 
44
 
44
 
44
 
42
 
..
 
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
29.9
 
..
 
 
Tertiary entry rates in peer age groups
%
33.3
 
34.8
 
37.7
 
38.5
 
36.8
 
37.8
 
39.0
 
..
 
 
Tertiary graduation rates in population at graduation age
%
18.7
 
20.9
 
21.6
 
26.1
 
27.4
 
29.8
 
31.4
 
..
 
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
63.9
 
65.4
 
63.5
 
61.9
 
59.9
 
63.3
 
62.6
 
62.4
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
86.0
 
86.0
 
84.8
 
84.7
 
85.1
 
85.2
 
86.1
 
87.2
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
67.3
 
64.6
 
65.7
 
65.2
 
65.1
 
65.7
 
67.2
 
68.4
 
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
24.8
 
24.8
 
25.1
 
24.9
 
25.1
 
25.5
 
25.4
 
25.9
 
 
Self-employment rate: total civilian employment
%
12.9
 
12.5
 
12.0
 
11.4
 
11.2
 
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
 
Self-employment rate, men: male civilian employment
%
13.7
 
13.1
 
12.4
 
11.9
 
11.6
 
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.6
 
 
Self-employment rate, women: female civilian employment
%
12.0
 
11.7
 
11.4
 
10.7
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
11.3
 
10.4
 
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total civilian labour force
%
2.6
 
3.2
 
4.3
 
4.4
 
4.4
 
4.0
 
3.6
 
3.5
 
 
Unemployment rate, men: male civilian labour force
%
2.0
 
3.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
3.9
 
3.4
 
3.0
 
3.0
 
 
Unemployment rate, women: female civilian labour force
%
3.4
 
3.5
 
4.6
 
4.9
 
5.1
 
4.7
 
4.4
 
4.1
 
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
29.9
 
21.8
 
26.1
 
33.5
 
39.0
 
39.1
 
40.8
 
34.3
 
 
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
1 650
 
1 630
 
1 643
 
1 673
 
1 667
 
1 652
 
1 643
 
1 642
 
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
..
 
2.90
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.1
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
7 230
 
7 285
 
7 339
 
7 390
 
7 437
 
7 484
 
7 550
 
 |
7 584
 
 
Population growth rates
%
0.6
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.6
 
0.6
 
0.9
 
..
 
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
17.1
 
16.8
 
16.6
 
16.4
 
16.1
 
15.9
 
15.6
 
15.4
 
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
15.5
 
15.6
 
15.7
 
15.8
 
15.9
 
16.1
 
16.3
 
16.6
 
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Net migration rate
Per '000 inhabitants
5.8
 
6.7
 
5.9
 
5.4
 
4.8
 
5.2
 
9.9
 
12.8
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
22.3
 
22.8
 
23.1
 
23.5
 
23.8
 
24.1
 
24.9
 
..
 
 
Foreign population
% of population
19.7
 
19.9
 
20.0
 
20.2
 
20.3
 
20.3
 
20.8
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
2.8
 
2.9
 
2.7
 
2.4
 
2.0
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born men
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
7.7
 
6.8
 
5.8
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of native-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
3.0
 
3.4
 
3.7
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
..
 
 
Unemployment rate of foreign-born women
% of labour force
..
 
..
 
9.1
 
9.2
 
9.7
 
9.4
 
8.8
 
..
 
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
80.3
 
80.5
 
80.6
 
81.2
 
81.4
 
81.7
 
81.9
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
77.5
 
77.9
 
78.0
 
78.6
 
78.7
 
79.2
 
79.5
 
..
 
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
83.2
 
83.2
 
83.2
 
83.8
 
84.0
 
84.2
 
84.4
 
..
 
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
5.0
 
5.0
 
4.3
 
4.2
 
4.2
 
4.4
 
3.9
 
..
 
 
Society
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Suicide rates
Per 100 000 persons
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
14.0
 
..
 
..
 
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
8.4
 
9.7
 
12.7
 
11.0
 
11.0
 
10.8
 
10.4
 
..
 
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
6.8
 
5.8
 
7.8
 
7.2
 
7.5
 
7.6
 
8.2
 
..
 
 
Number of tourists
'000
7 455
 
6 868
 
6 530
 
..
 
7 229
 
7 863
 
8 448
 
..
 
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
75
 
70
 
74
 
69
 
55
 
50
 
51
 
47
 
Note:  |: Break Last updated 27 May 2010
Source: For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2010 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2010-en)
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