Selected indicators for Switzerland

Population

Population, Million persons, 1993-2013
Population, Annual growth rate (%), 2013

8.1 million

Growth rate: 1.8%

Income inequality

Income inequality, 0 = complete equality; 1 = complete inequality, latest available year

Education

Mathematics performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Reading performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015
Science performance (PISA), Mean score, 2015

CO2 emissions

Air and GHG emissions, Carbon dioxide (CO2), latest available year

5.1 tonnes per capita

GDP

Gross domestic product (GDP), US dollars/capita, 2015
Real GDP forecast, Annual growth rate (%), 2018

61 042 US$ per capita

Projected growth rate: 1.9%

Debt

Household debt, % of net disposable income, 2014
General government debt, % of GDP, 2013

Household debt:
202.5 % of disposable income

Government debt:
45.5 % of GDP

Tax

Tax on personal income, % of GDP, 2015

Tax on personal income:
8.7 % of GDP

Unemployment

Unemployment rate, % of labour force, 1995-2015

4.5 % of labour force

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Country profile of Switzerland

AgricultureLatestTrendRanking
Agricultural landIndicator 41.80 Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2010
Switzerland
% of agricultural land
Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2004-2010
Switzerland (red)
Permanent pasture
% of agricultural land
2010
Switzerland (red)
Agricultural supportIndicator 62.4 Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
2015
Switzerland
% of gross farm receipts
Producer support (PSE)
% of gross farm receipts
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Crop productionIndicator 9.91 Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2025
Switzerland
Tonnes/hectare
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2021-2025
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Wheat
Tonnes/hectare
2025
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Fish landingsIndicator
Nutrient balanceIndicator 68.0 Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2008
Switzerland
Kilograms/hectare
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
1999-2008
Switzerland (red)
Nitrogen
Kilograms/hectare
2009

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DevelopmentLatestTrendRanking
Distribution of net ODAIndicator 579.2 Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland
Million US dollars
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
1995-2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Least developed countries
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Grants by private agencies and NGOsIndicator 542.0 Total
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1994-2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Net ODAIndicator 0.5 Total
% of gross national income
2015
Switzerland
% of gross national income
Total
% of gross national income
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
% of gross national income
2015
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Private flowsIndicator 587.1 Total
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1995-2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total official and private flowsIndicator 4 672.7 Total
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland
Million US dollars
Total
Million US dollars
1995-2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)
Total
Million US dollars
2014
Switzerland (red), DAC Countries (black)

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EconomyLatestTrendRanking
Composite leading indicator (CLI)Indicator 100.22 Amplitude adjusted
Long-term average = 100
Sep-2016
Switzerland
Long-term average = 100
Household disposable incomeIndicator -0.4 Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Switzerland
Annual growth rate (%)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
1996-2015
Switzerland (red)
Net
Annual growth rate (%)
2014
Switzerland (red)
Labour compensation per hour workedIndicator -1.9 Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Switzerland
Annual growth rate (%)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
1996-2015
Switzerland (red)
Total
Annual growth rate (%)
2015
Switzerland (red)
Net national incomeIndicator 49 469 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Switzerland
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Switzerland (red)
Trade in goods and servicesIndicator 62.9 Exports
% of GDP
2015
Switzerland
% of GDP
Exports
% of GDP
2006-2015
Switzerland (red)
Exports
% of GDP
2015
Switzerland (red)

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EducationLatestTrendRanking
Education spendingIndicator 15 930 Tertiary
US dollars/student
2013
Switzerland
US dollars/student
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2012-2013
Switzerland (red)
Tertiary
US dollars/student
2013
Switzerland (red)
Mathematics performance (PISA)Indicator 527 Boys
Mean score
2015
Switzerland
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2003-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Switzerland (red)
Reading performance (PISA)Indicator 480 Boys
Mean score
2015
Switzerland
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2000-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Switzerland (red)
Science performance (PISA)Indicator 508 Boys
Mean score
2015
Switzerland
Mean score
Boys
Mean score
2006-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Boys
Mean score
2015
Switzerland (red)
Youth not in employment, education or training (NEET)Indicator 4.1 15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2015
Switzerland
% in same age group
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2014-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Average (black)
15-19 year-old men
% in same age group
2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Average (black)

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EnergyLatestTrendRanking
Crude oil productionIndicator 0.0 Total
Thousand toe
2015
Switzerland
Thousand toe
Total
Thousand toe
1996-2015
Switzerland (red)
Total
Thousand toe
2015
Switzerland (red)
Infrastructure investmentIndicator 293 923 926.00 Road
Euro
2014
Switzerland
Euro
Road
Euro
2008-2014
Switzerland (red)
Road
Euro
2014
Switzerland (red)
Passenger transportIndicator 96 690.0 Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2014
Switzerland
Million passenger-kilometres
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
1998-2014
Switzerland (red)
Road
Million passenger-kilometres
2014
Switzerland (red)
Primary energy supplyIndicator 0.06 Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2015
Switzerland
Toe/1 000 US dollars
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
1996-2015
Switzerland (red)
Total
Toe/1 000 US dollars
2015
Switzerland (red)
Road accidentsIndicator 31 Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2015
Switzerland
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
1996-2015
Switzerland (red)
Deaths
Per 1 000 000 inhabitants
2015
Switzerland (red)

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EnvironmentLatestTrendRanking
Air and GHG emissionsIndicator 5.1 Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2013
Switzerland
Tonnes/capita
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
1994-2013
Switzerland (red)
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
Tonnes/capita
2013
Switzerland (red)
Municipal wasteIndicator 743.8 Total
Kilograms/capita
2014
Switzerland
Kilograms/capita
Total
Kilograms/capita
1995-2014
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Kilograms/capita
2014
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Water withdrawalsIndicator 1 983.0 Total
Million m3
2012
Switzerland
Million m3
Total
Million m3
1992-2012
Switzerland (red)
Total
Million m3
2010

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FinanceLatestTrendRanking
Broad money (M3)Indicator 140.84 Total
2010=100
Oct-2016
Switzerland
2010=100
Total
2010=100
Mar-2015-Oct-2016
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
2010=100
Sep-2016
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term interest ratesIndicator -0.1 Total
% per annum
Nov-2016
Switzerland
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Apr-2015-Nov-2016
Switzerland (red)
Total
% per annum
Oct-2016
Switzerland (red)
Net pension replacement ratesIndicator 46.9 Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014
Switzerland
% of pre-retirement earnings
Men
% of pre-retirement earnings
2014
Switzerland (red)
Net pension wealthIndicator 6.2 Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014
Switzerland
Multiple of annual gross earnings
Men
Multiple of annual gross earnings
2014
Switzerland (red)
Short-term interest ratesIndicator -0.8 Total
% per annum
Nov-2016
Switzerland
% per annum
Total
% per annum
Apr-2015-Nov-2016
Switzerland (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)
Total
% per annum
Nov-2016
Switzerland (red), Euro area (19 countries) (black)

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GovernmentLatestTrendRanking
General government spendingIndicator 33.7 Total
% of GDP
2014
Switzerland
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
2005-2014
Switzerland (red)
Total
% of GDP
2014
Switzerland (red)
Government reservesIndicator 350 052.0 Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Switzerland
SDR millions
Total
SDR millions
Q1-2010-Q4-2014
Switzerland (red)
Total
SDR millions
Q4-2014
Switzerland (red)
Tax on corporate profitsIndicator 3.0 Total
% of GDP
2015
Switzerland
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of GDP
2015
Switzerland (red)
Tax revenueIndicator 22 809 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Switzerland
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Switzerland (red)
Tax wedgeIndicator 22.2 Total
% of labour cost
2015
Switzerland
% of labour cost
Total
% of labour cost
2000-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Average (black)
Total
% of labour cost
2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Average (black)

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HealthLatestTrendRanking
Health spendingIndicator 484 Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Switzerland
US dollars/capita
Total
US dollars/capita
2009-2015
Switzerland (red)
Total
US dollars/capita
2015
Switzerland (red)
Hospital bedsIndicator 4.6 Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2014
Switzerland
Per 1 000 inhabitants
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
1998-2014
Switzerland (red)
Total
Per 1 000 inhabitants
2014
Switzerland (red)
Length of hospital stayIndicator 5.80 Acute care
Days
2014
Switzerland
Days
Acute care
Days
2005-2014
Switzerland (red)
Acute care
Days
2014
Switzerland (red)
Life expectancy at birthIndicator 81.1 Total
Years
2014
Switzerland
Years
Total
Years
2008-2014
Switzerland (red)
Total
Years
2014
Switzerland (red)
Overweight or obese populationIndicator 41.0 Measured
% of population aged 15+
2012
Switzerland
% of population aged 15+
Measured
% of population aged 15+
1992-2012
Switzerland (red)
Measured
% of population aged 15+
2014

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Innovation and TechnologyLatestTrendRanking
Gross domestic spending on R&DIndicator 3.0 Total
% of GDP
2012
Switzerland
% of GDP
Total
% of GDP
1992-2012
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of GDP
2014
OECD - Total (black)
ICT value addedIndicator 7.4 Total
% of value added
2011
Switzerland
% of value added
Total
% of value added
2011
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Internet accessIndicator 90.6 Total
% of all households
2014
Switzerland
% of all households
Total
% of all households
2015
Triadic patent familiesIndicator 1 194.6 Total
Number
2013
Switzerland
Number
Total
Number
1994-2013
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Number
2013
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Wireless mobile broadband subscriptionsIndicator 103.8 Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2015
Switzerland
Per 100 inhabitants
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2010-Q2-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Per 100 inhabitants
Q2-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)

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JobsLatestTrendRanking
Average wagesIndicator 58 389.0 Total
US dollars
2015
Switzerland
US dollars
Total
US dollars
1996-2015
Switzerland (red)
Total
US dollars
2015
Switzerland (red)
Employment rateIndicator 80.6 Total
% of working age population
Q3-2016
Switzerland
% of working age population
Total
% of working age population
Q4-2011-Q3-2016
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of working age population
Q2-2016
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Hours workedIndicator 1 590 Total
Hours/worker
2015
Switzerland
Hours/worker
Total
Hours/worker
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
Hours/worker
2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Long-term unemployment rateIndicator 38.6 Total
% of unemployed
2015
Switzerland
% of unemployed
Total
% of unemployed
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of unemployed
2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Self-employment rateIndicator 9.0 Total
% of employment
2015
Switzerland
% of employment
Total
% of employment
1996-2015
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Total
% of employment
2015
Switzerland (red)

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SocietyLatestTrendRanking
Fertility ratesIndicator 1.54 Total
Children/woman
2014
Switzerland
Children/woman
Total
Children/woman
1995-2014
Switzerland (red)
Total
Children/woman
2014
Switzerland (red)
National population distributionIndicator 41.5 Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Switzerland
Percentage
Urban regions
Percentage
2014
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Permanent immigrant inflowsIndicator 136 219.0 Total
Number
2013
Switzerland
Number
Total
Number
2002-2013
Switzerland (red)
Total
Number
2011
Switzerland (red)
Poverty rateIndicator 0.09 Total
Ratio
2013
Switzerland
Ratio
Total
Ratio
2013
Switzerland (red)
Social spendingIndicator 19.7 Public
% of GDP
2016
Switzerland
% of GDP
Public
% of GDP
1997-2016
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)
Public
% of GDP
2016
Switzerland (red), OECD - Total (black)

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