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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 8,482,152 people, it is ranked at 100º 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 33th 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

Bern: Monthly Temp.
Bern: Monthly Rainfall
Switzerland Economy
Comptes nationaux - Government
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2018Q217,352€
Annual GDP [+]2017601,016M.€
Annual GDP [+]2017680,000M.$
GDP per capita [+]201770,857€
GDP per capita [+]201780,168$
Quarterly GDP [+]2018Q2147,186M.€
Debt [+]2016261,919
Debt [+]2016289,918
Debt (%GDP) [+]201643.34%
Debt Per Capita [+]201631,108€
Debt Per Capita [+]201634,434$
Deficit (M.€) [+]20162,013
Deficit (M.$) [+]20162,229
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20160.30%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2016207,487.9
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2016229,668.4
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201427,260.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201436,157.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201746,276.7
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,943.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20174,108.7
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20174,648.7
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20172.03%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201634.30%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201624,644€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201627,278$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,442$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20175,496€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,242$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017484€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2017548$
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]09/21/2018AAA
Corruption Index [+]201785
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2017
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2017
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2018Q24.7%
Unemployed [+]2018Q2226 m.
Average Wage [+]201777,397€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2016
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]10/05/20180.9922
10-Year Bond Yield [+]10/15/20180.08%
Risk Premium [+]10/15/2018-43
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]10/15/2018-7.77%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20181.2%
HICP [+]August 20181.3%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 20181.7%
Money Market
Key rates [+]11/06/2017-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201833º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.00
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201741.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2017265,562.0 M.€
Exports [+]2017299,604.6 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201744.19%
Imports [+]2017238,986.0 M.€
Imports [+]2017268,841.7 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201739.76%
Trade balance [+]201726,576.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201730,762.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20174.42%
Retail Sales YoY [+]August 20180.5%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2017205
Population [+]20178,482,152
Immigrant stock [+]20172,506,394
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20162,493.6
% Immigrant [+]201729.55%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20168,846.2
Emigrant stock [+]2017676,687
% Emigrant [+]20177.98%
HDI [+]20170.944
Global Peace Ranking [+]201812º
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201710.30‰
Fertility Rate [+]20161.54
Crude death rate [+]20177.90‰
Life expectancy [+]201683.70
Crude marriage rate [+]20165.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20162.00‰
Number of homicides [+]201557
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.69
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20164.72