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Switzerland  

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 8,542,323 people, it is ranked at 100º position by population of 196 countries 207 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 253,437 millions of euros280,529 millions of dollars, ( 41.84% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 30,101€ euros per inhabitant33,319$ 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
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2019Q118,049€
Annual GDP [+]2018597,314M.€
Annual GDP [+]2018705,501M.$
GDP per capita [+]201870,000€
GDP per capita [+]201882,589$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q1154,182M.€
Debt [+]2016253,437
Debt [+]2016280,529
Debt (%GDP) [+]201641.84%
Debt Per Capita [+]201630,101€
Debt Per Capita [+]201633,319$
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.$) [+]201534,697.4
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201846,353.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,943.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201622.40%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20184,035.2
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20184,766.1
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20182.07%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201734.20%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201724,208€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201727,348$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20153,777€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20154,212$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20185,464€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20166,175$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018473€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018558$
Moody's Rating [+]12/07/2018Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]03/15/2019AAA
Corruption Index [+]201885
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2018
Fragile States Index [+]201819.2
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201877º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2019Q15.0%
Unemployed [+]2019Q1243 m.
Average Wage [+]201878,708€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]08/16/20190.9800
10-Year Bond Yield [+]08/21/2019-0.97%
Risk Premium [+]08/21/2019-29
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]08/20/201915.93%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20181.2%
HICP [+]July 20190.4%
PPI Year on Year [+]July 20190.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]08/20/2019-0.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]201938º
IPI Year on Year [+]March 20195.1%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2019298,942
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201939.54
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20187.70%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201841.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2018263,110.0 M.€
Exports [+]2017299,559.0 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201844.05%
Imports [+]2018236,700.0 M.€
Imports [+]2017269,796.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201839.63%
Trade balance [+]201826,410.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201729,763.0 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20184.42%
Retail Sales YoY [+]June 20190.5%
Socio-Demography
Ranking [+]2015
Density [+]2018207
Global Peace Ranking [+]201911º
Crude divorce rate [+]20171.90‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,488.1
% Immigrant [+]201729.54%
% Emigrant [+]20177.98%
Birth Rate [+]201810.00‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20179,197.2
Crude death rate [+]20187.80‰
Fertility Rate [+]20171.52
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20160.54
Crude marriage rate [+]20174.80‰
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Population [+]20188,542,323
Immigrant stock [+]20172,506,394
Emigrant stock [+]2017676,687
HDI [+]20170.944
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201820º
Life expectancy [+]201783.70
Number of homicides [+]201645
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20174.69