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Switzerland  

Switzerland, is a country located at Western Europe, it has an area of 41,285 Km2, and it may be considered quite a small country.

Switzerland, with a population of 8,327,126 people, it is ranked at 97º position by population of 196 countries 202 people per km2.

The capital is Bern and its currency is Swiss francs

Switzerland is holding the 19 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2013 was 239,141 millions of euros317,604 millions of dollars, ( 46.35% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 29,380 € euros per inhabitant39,509$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Switzerland was on December of 2016 and it was 0%.

In terms of the human development index (HDI) of Switzerland, which is the index used by the United Nations to measure the progress of a country, was 0.93 points in 2014, leaving it in 3th place in the table of 187 countries published.

If the reason to visit Switzerland are business, you must know it's in the 31th of the Doing Business ranking , which provides objective measures of business regulations for local firms.

In the tables at the bottom of the page, you can see more information about the economy and demography of Switzerland, if you want to see information about other countries click here

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Bern: Monthly Rainfall
Switzerland Economy
Government
GDP Mill.$ [+]2015664,005M.$
GDP Mill. € [+]2015604,510M.€
GDP per capita [+]201580,603$
GDP per capita [+]201573,000€
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2016Q317,942€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2016Q3149,408M.€
Debt [+]2013239,141 M.€
Debt [+]2013317,604 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201346.35%
Debt Per Capita [+]201339,509$
Debt Per Capita [+]201329,380 €
Deficit [+]20156,470 M.€
Deficit [+]20157,178 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.10%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015204,867.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015227,300.7
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201233,589.9
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201226,118.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201216.10%
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,011.1
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201546,950.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20154,721.2
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20154,298.2
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20134.28%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.90%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,296$
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,602€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20124,223$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20123,266€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20155,699€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015573$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2015519€
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]10/07/2016AAA
Corruption Index [+]201686
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
Unemployed [+]2016Q3237 m.
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Unemployment rate [+]2016Q34.9%
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Average Wage [+]201584,545€
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]02/20/20171.0650
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/20/2017-0.15%
Risk Premium [+]02/20/2017-47
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/20/20173.58%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]December 2016-0.2%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20170.1%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201731º
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2014586.23
Passengers vehicles Year [+]January 2017316,564
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 201642.28
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201541.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016265,548.0 M.€
Exports [+]2015289,873.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201541.81%
Imports [+]2016230,252.0 M.€
Imports [+]2015251,873.1 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201536.01%
Trade balance [+]201635,296.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201538,000.5 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20155.81%
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 20160.2%
Socio-Demography
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,234.9
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,626.7
Crude death rate [+]20158.20‰
% risk of poverty [+]201413.8%
Density [+]2015202
Population [+]20158,327,126
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702
HDI [+]20140.930
Global Peace Ranking [+]2016
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201510.50‰
Fertility Rate [+]20141.54
Life expectancy [+]201483.30
Crude marriage rate [+]20145.10‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20142.00‰
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20140.5
Number of homicides [+]201441
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20144.93