Switzerland, is a country located at Western Europe, it has an area of 41,290 Km2, and it may be considered quite a small country.

Switzerland, with a population of 8,482,152 people, it is ranked at 99º position by population of 196 countries 205 people per km2.

The capital is Bern and its currency is Swiss francs

Switzerland is holding the 20 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2016 was 261,919 millions of euros289,918 millions of dollars, ( 43.34% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 31,108€ euros per inhabitant34,434$ dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Switzerland was on June of 2018 and it was 1.2%.

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 0.944 points in 2017, leaving it in 2th place in the table of 189 countries published.

If the reason to visit Switzerland are business, you must know it's in the 38th 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
Comptes nationaux - Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2018Q317,824€
Annual GDP [+]2017601,396M.€
Annual GDP [+]2017678,887M.$
GDP per capita [+]201771,200€
GDP per capita [+]201780,037$
Quarterly GDP [+]2018Q3151,183M.€
Debt [+]2016261,919
Debt [+]2016289,918
Debt (%GDP) [+]201643.34%
Debt Per Capita [+]201631,108€
Debt Per Capita [+]201634,434$
Deficit (M.€) [+]20177,678
Deficit (M.$) [+]20178,674
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20171.30%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2017205,386.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2017232,025.6
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201531,274.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201534,697.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201746,276.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,943.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201622.40%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20174,111.3
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20174,641.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20172.03%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201734.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201724,214€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201727,355$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20153,777€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20154,212$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20175,496€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20166,175$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017487€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017547$
Moody's Rating [+]12/07/2018Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]09/21/2018AAA
Corruption Index [+]201885
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018
Fragile States Index [+]201819.2
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201877º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018
Unemployment rate [+]2018Q44.6%
Unemployed [+]2018Q4227 m.
Average Wage [+]201777,397€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/15/20191.0063
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/21/2019-0.29%
Risk Premium [+]02/21/2019-42
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]02/20/201910.54%
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20181.2%
HICP [+]December 20180.8%
PPI Year on Year [+]January 20191.0%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/2017-1.25%
Doing Business [+]201938º
IPI Year on Year [+]September 2018-0.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.00
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20187.70%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201741.7%
Exports [+]2018262,991.0 M.€
Exports [+]2017299,559.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201744.16%
Imports [+]2018235,404.0 M.€
Imports [+]2017269,796.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201739.74%
Trade balance [+]201827,587.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201729,763.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20174.42%
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2018-0.3%
Ranking [+]2015
Density [+]2017205
Global Peace Ranking [+]201812º
Crude divorce rate [+]20162.00‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,488.1
% Immigrant [+]201729.55%
% Emigrant [+]20177.98%
Birth Rate [+]201710.30‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20179,197.2
Crude death rate [+]20177.90‰
Fertility Rate [+]20161.54
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20160.54
Crude marriage rate [+]20174.80‰
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Population [+]20178,482,152
Immigrant stock [+]20172,506,394
Emigrant stock [+]2017676,687
HDI [+]20170.944
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201820º
Life expectancy [+]201683.70
Number of homicides [+]201645
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20174.69