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2019 Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2019/2

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Country statistical profiles: Key tables from OECD - ISSN 2075-2288 - © OECD 2019

Country statistical profile: Switzerland 2019
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‌2017‌
‌2018‌
Production and income
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
GDP per capita
USD current PPPs
56 184
 
57 850
 
60 109
 
61 902
 
63 939
 
64 216
 
66 300
 
..
 
Gross national income (GNI) per capita
USD current PPPs
56 832
 
59 144
 
61 377
 
62 169
 
65 455
 
64 675
 
..
 
..
 
Household disposable income
Annual growth %
2.1
 
3.4
 
3.0
 
1.9
 
e 
0.9
 
e 
3.1
 
e 
..
 
..
 
Economic growth
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Real GDP growth
Annual growth %
1.7
 
1.0
 
1.9
 
2.4
 
1.3
 
1.6
 
1.6
 
2.5
 
Net saving rate in household disposable income
%
16.8
 
17.4
 
17.5
 
e 
18.9
 
e 
17.6
 
e 
18.8
 
e 
..
 
..
 
Gross fixed capital formation
Annual growth %
4.4
 
3.3
 
0.6
 
3.0
 
2.3
 
3.4
 
3.3
 
1.8
 
Economic structure: share of real value added
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Agriculture, forestry, fishing
%
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
0.7
 
..
 
Industry including energy
%
21.8
 
21.4
 
21.2
 
20.7
 
20.4
 
20.3
 
20.6
 
..
 
Construction
%
5.1
 
5.2
 
5.2
 
5.3
 
5.5
 
5.5
 
5.3
 
..
 
Trade, repairs, transport, accomm., food services
%
21.3
 
20.9
 
20.5
 
20.7
 
20.5
 
20.2
 
20.3
 
..
 
Information, communication
%
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
..
 
Finance and insurance
%
10.4
 
10.4
 
10.6
 
9.9
 
9.8
 
9.4
 
9.4
 
..
 
Real estate
%
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.2
 
7.3
 
7.4
 
7.5
 
7.5
 
..
 
Professional, scientific, support services
%
9.0
 
9.3
 
9.5
 
9.9
 
10.1
 
10.3
 
10.4
 
..
 
Public admin., defence, education, health, social work
%
18.1
 
18.6
 
18.7
 
18.8
 
19.1
 
19.3
 
19.2
 
..
 
Other services (ISIC Rev.4 R - U)
%
2.4
 
2.4
 
2.4
 
2.5
 
2.3
 
2.6
 
2.4
 
..
 
Government deficits and debt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government deficit
% of GDP
0.7
 
0.4
 
-0.4
 
-0.2
 
0.6
 
0.4
 
1.3
 
..
 
General government debt
% of GDP
43.0
 
43.8
 
43.1
 
43.1
 
43.1
 
42.0
 
42.9
 
..
 
General government revenues
% of GDP
33.6
 
33.6
 
33.8
 
33.6
 
34.7
 
34.6
 
35.4
 
..
 
General government expenditures
% of GDP
32.9
 
33.2
 
34.2
 
33.8
 
34.0
 
34.2
 
34.2
 
..
 
Expenditure
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Government/compulsory expenditure on health
% of GDP
6.7
 
7.0
 
7.3
 
7.3
 
7.5
 
7.7
 
7.7
 
e 
..
 
Voluntary expenditure on health
% of GDP
4.1
 
4.0
 
4.1
 
4.2
 
4.4
 
4.6
 
4.6
 
e 
..
 
Public social expenditure
% of GDP
14.9
 
15.3
 
15.4
 
15.5
 
15.9
 
15.9
 
16.1
 
16.0
 
Private social expenditure
% of GDP
10.7
 
10.8
 
11.2
 
11.2
 
11.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Public pension expenditure
% of GDP
6.2
 
6.3
 
6.4
 
6.4
 
6.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Private pension expenditure
% of GDP
4.6
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Net official development assistance (Aid)
% of GNI
0.46
 
0.47
 
0.46
 
0.50
 
0.51
 
0.53
 
0.46
 
..
 
Taxes
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total tax revenue
% of GDP
26.9
 
26.9
 
27.0
 
26.9
 
27.6
 
27.8
 
28.5
 
..
 
Tax on personal income
% of GDP
8.3
 
8.4
 
8.3
 
8.3
 
8.5
 
8.6
 
8.7
 
..
 
Tax on corporate profits
% of GDP
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
2.8
 
3.0
 
3.1
 
3.3
 
..
 
Taxes on goods and services
% of GDP
6.1
 
6.1
 
6.1
 
6.0
 
6.0
 
5.9
 
6.4
 
..
 
Taxes on the average worker
% of labour cost
22.3
 
22.1
 
22.2
 
21.9
 
21.9
 
22.1
 
22.1
 
22.2
 
Trade
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Imports of goods and services
% of GDP
57.0
 
56.6
 
59.9
 
52.6
 
50.5
 
54.3
 
54.2
 
53.4
 
Exports of goods and services
% of GDP
65.5
 
67.0
 
71.9
 
64.3
 
62.2
 
65.8
 
64.9
 
65.5
 
Goods trade balance: exports minus imports of goods
Bln USD
29.4
 
40.2
 
53.7
 
55.5
 
53.7
 
50.5
 
49.9
 
57.9
 
Imports of goods
Bln USD
316.5
 
292.6
 
320.0
 
274.1
 
249.7
 
266.4
 
265.9
 
274.0
 
Exports of goods
Bln USD
346.0
 
332.8
 
373.4
 
329.6
 
303.4
 
317.0
 
315.8
 
332.1
 
Service trade balance: exports minus imports of services
Bln USD
24.9
 
22.9
 
21.9
 
21.2
 
19.5
 
20.4
 
18.4
 
20.8
 
Imports of services
Bln USD
82.9
 
86.2
 
92.4
 
99.9
 
94.4
 
98.6
 
103.4
 
103.4
 
Exports of services
Bln USD
107.7
 
109.1
 
114.3
 
121.2
 
113.9
 
118.9
 
121.7
 
124.3
 
Current account balance of payments
% of GDP
7.8
 
10.7
 
11.6
 
8.5
 
11.2
 
9.4
 
6.7
 
10.2
 
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Outward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
986 525
 
1 024 825
 
1 111 955
 
1 137 243
 
..
 
Inward FDI stocks
Mln USD
..
 
..
 
..
 
706 237
 
765 008
 
925 681
 
1 001 113
 
..
 
Inflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
25 857
 
28 969
 
646
 
9 352
 
80 407
 
60 688
 
38 999
 
..
 
Outflows of foreign direct investment
Mln USD
48 098
 
43 572
 
38 568
 
-47
 
87 512
 
88 554
 
-34 916
 
..
 
Prices and interest rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Inflation rate: all items
Annual growth %
0.2
 
-0.7
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
-1.1
 
-0.4
 
0.5
 
0.9
 
Inflation rate: all items non food non energy
Annual growth %
0.0
 
-1.0
 
-0.2
 
0.0
 
-0.3
 
-0.3
 
0.3
 
0.4
 
Inflation rate: food
Annual growth %
-3.3
 
-1.0
 
1.2
 
0.9
 
-0.8
 
0.4
 
0.4
 
1.3
 
Inflation rate: energy
Annual growth %
6.6
 
2.5
 
-1.5
 
-0.9
 
-10.3
 
-3.5
 
4.5
 
8.1
 
Producer Price Indices (PPI): manufacturing
Annual growth %
0.1
 
-0.5
 
-0.1
 
-0.7
 
-3.3
 
-1.5
 
0.0
 
1.2
 
Long-term interest rates
%
1.47
 
0.65
 
0.95
 
0.69
 
-0.07
 
-0.36
 
-0.07
 
0.03
 
Purchasing power and exchange rates
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Purchasing power parities
CHF per USD
1.40
 
1.35
 
1.31
 
1.28
 
1.24
 
1.23
 
1.19
 
..
 
Exchange rates
CHF per USD
0.89
 
0.94
 
0.93
 
0.92
 
0.96
 
0.99
 
0.98
 
0.98
 
Indices of price levels
OECD=100
150
 
142
 
144
 
144
 
145
 
142
 
139
 
137
 
Energy supply and prices
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total primary energy supply (TPES)
Mtoe
25.4
 
25.6
 
26.7
 
25.1
 
24.5
 
23.9
 
24.0
 
..
 
TPES per unit of GDP at 2000 prices and PPPs
Toe per '000 USD
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.06
 
0.05
 
0.05
 
0.05
 
..
 
Renewable energy
Ktoe
4 584.4
 
5 302.2
 
5 424.7
 
5 284.2
 
5 460.5
 
5 331.8
 
5 382.7
 
..
 
Crude oil import prices
USD per barrel
112.51
 
111.30
 
110.35
 
101.91
 
54.38
 
44.73
 
56.31
 
..
 
Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Households with access to computers
%
84.9
 
86.6
 
88.6
 
90.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Households with access to internet
%
83.3
 
85.5
 
89.8
 
90.6
 
..
 
..
 
93.1
 
..
 
Environment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Water abstactions
Mln m3
..
 
2 005
 
e 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in domestic ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
National fish landings in foreign ports
'000 tonnes
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Aquaculture
'000 tonnes
1
 
1
 
2
 
2
 
2
 
2
 
..
 
..
 
Municipal waste total
'000 tonnes
5 478
 
5 576
 
5 708
 
6 006
 
6 030
 
6 056
 
5 992
 
..
 
Municipal waste total per capita
Kg
691
 
694
 
702
 
730
 
725
 
721
 
707
 
..
 
CO2emissions from fuel combustion
Mln tonnes
39
 
41
 
42
 
38
 
37
 
38
 
..
 
..
 
Education
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Tertiary attainment in population aged 25-64
%
34
 
35
 
37
 
38
 
40
 
41
 
43
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: primary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
15 447
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: secondary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Expenditure per student: tertiary, 2010 prices
USD constant PPPs
..
 
24 848
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Youths 15-19 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
4.7
 
..
 
Youths 20-24 not in education nor employment
%
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
9.1
 
..
 
Employment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Employment rate in population aged 15-24
%
63.3
 
62.0
 
62.1
 
62.1
 
61.6
 
62.5
 
63.1
 
62.6
 
Employment rate in population aged 25-54
%
85.4
 
85.8
 
85.2
 
85.8
 
86.3
 
86.3
 
86.2
 
86.7
 
Employment rate in population aged 55-64
%
67.4
 
68.2
 
69.3
 
69.2
 
70.3
 
71.5
 
72.2
 
72.6
 
Incidence of part-time employment
%
25.9
 
26.0
 
26.4
 
26.9
 
26.8
 
25.9
 
26.7
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: total employment
%
15.4
 
15.3
 
15.3
 
15.3
 
14.9
 
15.1
 
14.9
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: male employment
%
17.5
 
17.3
 
17.3
 
17.2
 
16.4
 
16.8
 
16.6
 
..
 
Self-employment rate: female employment
%
12.9
 
12.9
 
13.0
 
13.0
 
13.1
 
13.0
 
12.8
 
..
 
Unemployment
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Unemployment rate: total labour force
%
4.4
 
4.5
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
4.8
 
4.9
 
4.8
 
4.7
 
Unemployment rate: male labour force
%
4.1
 
4.3
 
4.6
 
4.7
 
4.7
 
4.8
 
4.6
 
4.4
 
Unemployment rate: female labour force
%
4.8
 
4.7
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
4.9
 
5.0
 
5.1
 
5.1
 
Long-term unemployment: total unemployed
%
39.8
 
36.6
 
33.7
 
38.6
 
39.6
 
39.4
 
37.9
 
..
 
Labour compensation and hours worked
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Labour compensation per unit labour input, total economy
Annual growth %
1.0
 
1.4
 
2.4
 
-0.4
 
-1.3
 
-0.4
 
..
 
..
 
Average time worked per person in employment
Hours per year
1 619
 
1 603
 
1 583
 
1 575
 
1 589
 
1 590
 
1 570
 
..
 
Research and Development (R&D)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Gross domestic expenditure on R&D
Mln USD
..
 
13 590
 
..
 
..
 
15 206
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Researchers: full-time equivalent
Per '000 employed
..
 
7.7
 
..
 
..
 
8.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total population
'000 persons
7 912
 
7 997
 
8 140
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Population growth rates
%
1.1
 
1.1
 
1.8
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Total fertitity rates
Children
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
1.5
 
..
 
..
 
Youth population aged less than 15
% of population
15.1
 
15.0
 
14.9
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Elderly population aged 65 and over
% of population
17.0
 
17.3
 
17.6
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
International migration
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Foreign-born population
% of population
27.3
 
27.7
 
28.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Foreign population
% of population
22.4
 
22.8
 
23.3
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born men
% of labour force
2.8
 
3.1
 
3.2
 
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.6
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born men
% of labour force
6.2
 
6.3
 
7.2
 
7.1
 
7.6
 
7.6
 
7.0
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of native-born women
% of labour force
3.4
 
3.2
 
3.0
 
3.3
 
3.2
 
3.2
 
3.4
 
..
 
Unemployment rate in population of foreign-born women
% of labour force
7.3
 
7.9
 
8.3
 
8.3
 
8.2
 
8.9
 
9.2
 
..
 
Health
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life expectancy at birth
Years
82.8
 
82.8
 
82.9
 
83.3
 
83.0
 
83.7
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: men
Years
80.5
 
80.6
 
80.7
 
81.1
 
80.8
 
81.7
 
..
 
..
 
Life expectancy at birth: women
Years
85.0
 
84.9
 
85.0
 
85.4
 
85.1
 
85.6
 
..
 
..
 
Infant mortality
Per '000
3.8
 
3.6
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
3.9
 
3.6
 
..
 
..
 
Overweight or obese, % of population aged 15 and over
Measured
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Suicide Rates
Per 100 000 persons
12.1
 
12.0
 
12.2
 
12.0
 
12.5
 
..
 
..
 
..
 
Transport
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Goods transport
Mln tonne-km
29 101
 
28 353
 
29 281
 
30 088
 
29 758
 
29 519
 
..
 
..
 
Passenger transport
Mln passenger-km
112 871
 
114 250
 
115 810
 
117 730
 
119 547
 
122 088
 
..
 
..
 
Road Fatalities
Per mln inhabitants
40
 
42
 
33
 
30
 
31
 
26
 
..
 
..
 
Last updated: 19 April 2019; disclaimer: http://oe.cd/disclaimer
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