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2014 Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2014/2

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2014

Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2014
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Unit
‌2006‌
‌2007‌
‌2008‌
‌2009‌
‌2010‌
‌2011‌
‌2012‌
‌2013‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
40 572
 
44 303
 
47 552
 
46 970
 
48 733
 
51 582
 
52 586
 
54 094
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
43 889
 
44 664
 
44 368
 
48 026
 
51 925
 
52 053
 
54 374
 
57 024
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
3.7
 
4.1
 
0.1
 
1.5
 
1.9
 
2.8
 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
3.8
 
3.8
 
2.2
 
-1.9
 
3.0
 
1.8
 
1.0
 
1.9
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
10.7
 
12.5
 
11.7
 
11.4
 
11.4
 
12.8
 
..
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
% of GDP
5.3
 
5.4
 
0.7
 
-8.0
 
4.8
 
4.5
 
-0.4
 
1.8
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.9
 
0.9
 
1.0
 
0.9
 
0.8
 
0.8
 
0.7
 
0.8
 
Industry
%
21.4
 
21.6
 
21.9
 
20.6
 
20.9
 
21.3
 
21.3
 
20.8
 
Trade, transport, accomm., restaurants, communication
%
26.7
 
26.5
 
27.0
 
26.4
 
27.3
 
26.4
 
26.0
 
25.8
 
Finance, insurance, real estate, business
%
20.6
 
21.4
 
20.8
 
21.0
 
20.0
 
19.8
 
20.3
 
20.4
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 O - U)
%
25.1
 
24.5
 
24.4
 
25.8
 
25.6
 
26.0
 
26.2
 
26.7
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
0.5
 
1.0
 
2.0
 
0.8
 
0.3
 
0.7
 
-0.2
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
52.8
 
52.8
 
48.3
 
47.4
 
46.1
 
46.2
 
..
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.8
 
33.1
 
34.0
 
34.9
 
34.1
 
34.4
 
33.8
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
33.2
 
32.1
 
32.1
 
34.1
 
33.9
 
33.7
 
34.1
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Public expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.1
 
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
19.3
 
18.6
 
18.5
 
..
 
20.6
 
19.5
 
18.8
 
19.1
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
..
 
..
 
7.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.5
 
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
27.9
 
27.7
 
28.1
 
28.7
 
28.1
 
28.6
 
28.2
 
..
 
Taxes on income and profits
% of GDP
12.8
 
12.8
 
13.3
 
13.5
 
12.9
 
13.2
 
13.0
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
6.4
 
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.1
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
22.1
 
22.4
 
21.9
 
22.0
 
22.1
 
22.3
 
21.9
 
22.0
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
42.8
 
44.4
 
43.2
 
39.3
 
41.0
 
40.9
 
41.9
 
41.9
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
50.8
 
54.4
 
54.3
 
50.4
 
51.7
 
51.3
 
52.3
 
52.2
 
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
31.4
 
37.9
 
46.3
 
42.3
 
46.9
 
49.7
 
43.9
 
42.6
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
23.5
 
28.0
 
30.8
 
34.2
 
36.5
 
45.4
 
46.9
 
52.9
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
54.9
 
65.9
 
77.2
 
76.4
 
83.4
 
95.0
 
90.8
 
95.5
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
14.5
 
8.8
 
2.0
 
10.4
 
14.8
 
8.9
 
9.7
 
13.0
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
1 032 802
 
1 063 132
 
1 129 376
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
268 939
 
353 328
 
447 507
 
499 595
 
617 943
 
693 317
 
732 655
 
747 436
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
43 740
 
32 446
 
15 137
 
28 945
 
35 152
 
26 565
 
10 235
 
-5 252
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
75 863
 
51 036
 
45 312
 
26 428
 
87 460
 
47 776
 
45 022
 
59 955
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
1.1
 
0.7
 
2.4
 
-0.5
 
0.7
 
0.2
 
-0.7
 
-0.2
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
0.7
 
0.7
 
1.4
 
1.0
 
0.2
 
0.1
 
-0.9
 
-0.2
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
0.0
 
0.5
 
3.1
 
-0.2
 
-1.1
 
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
1.2
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
7.1
 
1.9
 
12.4
 
-15.4
 
9.2
 
7.0
 
2.3
 
-1.7
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
2.7
 
2.8
 
4.4
 
-2.8
 
0.5
 
0.1
 
-0.5
 
-0.1
 
Long-term interest rates
%
2.52
 
2.93
 
2.90
 
2.20
 
1.63
 
1.47
 
0.65
 
0.95
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
CHF per USD
1.66
 
1.60
 
1.55
 
1.51
 
1.51
 
1.44
 
1.42
 
1.39
 
Exchange rates
CHF per USD
1.25
 
1.20
 
1.08
 
1.09
 
1.04
 
0.89
 
0.94
 
0.93
 
Indices of price levels
OECD = 100
133
 
129
 
135
 
137
 
142
 
155
 
148
 
150
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
27.1
 
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
 
0.09
 
0.08
 
0.08
 
..
 
Renewables' contribution to total primary energy supply
%
15.5
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
17.8
 
19.0
 
18.1
 
20.5
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
66.76
 
74.92
 
101.03
 
63.27
 
80.92
 
112.51
 
111.30
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Exports of ICT goods
Mln USD
3 015
 
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
5 330
 
5 465
 
5 653
 
5 461
 
5 565
 
5 478
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste per capita
Kg
710
 
720
 
740
 
710
 
710
 
690
 
700
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
44
 
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
%
63.3
 
62.6
 
62.4
 
61.6
 
62.5
 
62.9
 
61.7
 
61.9
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
85.2
 
86.1
 
87.2
 
86.7
 
85.8
 
86.4
 
86.7
 
86.4
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
65.7
 
67.2
 
68.4
 
68.3
 
68.0
 
69.5
 
70.5
 
71.7
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
25.5
 
25.4
 
25.9
 
26.5
 
26.1
 
25.9
 
26.0
 
26.4
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
11.1
 
11.5
 
11.1
 
10.6
 
10.6
 
10.5
 
10.4
 
10.4
 
Self-employment rate, men: male employment
%
11.5
 
11.7
 
11.6
 
11.0
 
11.0
 
10.6
 
10.4
 
10.5
 
Self-employment rate, women: female employment
%
10.6
 
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
 
Unemployment rate, men: male labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.2
 
3.7
 
3.9
 
4.3
 
Unemployment rate, women: female labour force
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
5.0
 
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.5
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
39.1
 
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
1 643
 
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
..
 
..
 
8 686
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
..
 
5.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
7 484
 
7 551
 
7 648
 
7 744
 
7 828
 
7 912
 
7 955
 
8 018
 
Population growth rates
%
0.6
 
0.9
 
1.3
 
1.3
 
1.1
 
1.1
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertility rates
Children
1.4
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
15.9
 
15.6
 
15.4
 
14.7
 
14.6
 
15.1
 
14.4
 
14.4
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
16.1
 
16.3
 
16.5
 
17.2
 
17.4
 
17.0
 
18.1
 
18.5
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
27.3
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
6.9
 
..
 
..
 
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
81.7
 
82.0
 
82.2
 
82.3
 
82.6
 
82.8
 
82.8
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
79.2
 
79.5
 
79.8
 
79.9
 
80.3
 
80.5
 
80.6
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
84.2
 
84.4
 
84.6
 
84.6
 
84.9
 
85.0
 
84.9
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
4.4
 
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
16.5
 
16.9
 
16.0
 
13.4
 
11.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
29 052
 
29 162
 
29 775
 
27 722
 
28 349
 
29 235
 
28 482
 
29 278
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
101 361
 
103 191
 
104 712
 
107 400
 
109 456
 
111 055
 
112 768
 
..
 
Road fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
49
 
51
 
47
 
45
 
42
 
40
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 12 December 2014; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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Source: OECD Factbook statistics. For explanatory notes, see OECD Factbook 2014 (DOI: 10.1787/factbook-2014-en)
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