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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 8,544,527 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 2017 was 256,771 millions of euros290,074 millions of dollars, ( 42.64% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 30,265€ euros per inhabitant34,190$ 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 [+]2019Q418,740€
Annual GDP [+]2019628,107M.€
Annual GDP [+]2019703,165M.$
GDP per capita [+]201973,210€
GDP per capita [+]201982,294$
Quarterly GDP [+]2019Q4160,127M.€
Debt [+]2017256,771
Debt [+]2017290,074
Debt (%GDP) [+]201742.64%
Debt Per Capita [+]201730,265€
Debt Per Capita [+]201734,190$
Deficit (M.€) [+]20188,306
Deficit (M.$) [+]20189,810
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20181.40%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2018201,377.2
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2018237,826.5
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201531,274.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201534,697.7
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201515.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201846,353.1
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,943.8
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201622.40%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20184,035.2
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20184,763.6
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20182.07%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201833.70%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201823,568€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201827,834$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20153,776€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20154,212$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20185,464€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20166,175$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018474€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2018558$
Moody's Rating [+]12/07/2018Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]02/28/2020AAA
Corruption Index [+]201885
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019
Fragile States Index [+]201819.2
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201877º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2020Q14.5%
Unemployed [+]2020Q1222 m.
Average Wage [+]201982,098€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017
Markets
US Dollar exchange rate [+]05/27/20200.9691
10-Year Bond Yield [+]05/29/2020-0.49%
Risk Premium [+]05/29/2020-5
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]05/29/2020-7.49%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]June 20181.2%
HICP [+]April 2020-1.0%
PPI Year on Year [+]April 2020-1.2%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-0.75%
Business
Doing Business [+]201938º
IPI Year on Year [+]March 2020-1.9%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]April 2020250,097
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]April 202033.31
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20187.70%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201941.7%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]201810,362,000
Exports [+]2019280,482.0 M.€
Exports [+]2019313,865.8 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201944.66%
Imports [+]2019247,430.0 M.€
Imports [+]2019277,001.0 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201939.39%
Trade balance [+]201933,052.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201936,864.9 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20195.26%
Retail Sales YoY [+]March 2020-5.7%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]2015
Density [+]2018207
Global Peace Ranking [+]201911º
Crude divorce rate [+]20181.90‰
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20172,488.1
% Immigrant [+]201930.10%
% Emigrant [+]20197.96%
Birth Rate [+]201810.30‰
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20179,197.2
Crude death rate [+]20187.90‰
Fertility Rate [+]20181.52
Crude marriage rate [+]20184.80‰
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Population [+]20188,544,527
Immigrant stock [+]20192,572,029
Emigrant stock [+]2019679,796
HDI [+]20170.944
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201820º
Life expectancy [+]201883.80
Suicides [+]20171,080
Suicide rate [+]201712.73
Number of homicides [+]201745
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20170.50
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20184.79
Consumption GWh [+]201758,753
Generation GWh [+]201863,644
Others
COVID-19 - Recovered [+]05/27/202028,300
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]05/28/20201,919
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]05/28/2020224.59
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]05/28/202030,796