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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 8,417,700 people, it is ranked at 99º position by population of 196 countries 204 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 2014 was 241,703 millions of euros321,103 millions of dollars, ( 45.71% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is 29,341 € euros per inhabitant39,458$ 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 0.939 points in 2015, leaving it in 3th place in the table of 188 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. € [+]2016596,450M.€
GDP Mill.$ [+]2016659,850M.$
GDP per capita [+]201672,200€
GDP per capita [+]201679,242$
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2017Q218,171€
Quat. GDP Mill.€ [+]2017Q2152,961M.€
Debt [+]2014241,703 M.€
Debt [+]2014321,103 M.$
Debt (%GDP) [+]201445.71%
Debt Per Capita [+]201429,341 €
Debt Per Capita [+]201439,458$
Deficit [+]20156,470 M.€
Deficit [+]20157,178 M.$
Deficit (%GDP) [+]20151.10%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]2015204,867.7
Expenditure (M.$) [+]2015227,300.7
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201427,260.1
Education Expenditure (M.$) [+]201435,812.0
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201415.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]201646,974.2
Gov. Health Exp.(M.$) [+]199815,011.1
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201422.70%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20164,232.4
Defence Expenditure (M.$) [+]20164,682.3
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20153.87%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]201533.90%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201524,602€
Expenditure Per Capita [+]201527,296$
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20143,328€
Education Expenditure P.C [+]20144,400$
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]20165,641€
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]19982,111$
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016512€
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2016562$
Moody's Rating [+]12/02/2016Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]03/31/2017AAA
Corruption Index [+]201686
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2016
Fragile States Index [+]201522.3
RTI Raking [+]11/01/201668º
Innovation Ranking [+]2016
Labour
Unemployment rate [+]2017Q24.4%
Unemployed [+]2017Q2213 m.
Average Wage [+]201678,459€
Average Wage [+]201593,803$
Human Capital Ranking [+]2015
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]09/22/20171.1588
10-Year Bond Yield [+]09/22/2017-0.04%
Risk Premium [+]09/22/2017-49
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]09/22/201711.15%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 2016-0.0%
HICP [+]August 20170.5%
PPI Year on Year [+]August 2017-0.3%
Money Market
Key rates [+]01/15/2015-1.25%
Business
Doing Business [+]201731º
Passengers vehicles Year [+]June 2017318,199
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]June 201742.01
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2015591.38
Taxes
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20118.00%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]201641.7%
Trade
Exports [+]2016273,853.0 M.€
Exports [+]2016303,220.5 M.$
Exports % GDP [+]201645.95%
Imports [+]2016244,211.0 M.€
Imports [+]2016268,657.8 M.$
Imports % GDP [+]201640.71%
Trade balance [+]201629,642.0 M.€
Trade balance [+]201634,562.7 M.$
Trade balance % GDP [+]20165.24%
Retail Sales YoY [+]July 2017-1.4%
Socio-Demography
Density [+]2016204
Population [+]20168,417,700
Immigrant stock [+]20152,438,702
Remittance received (M.$) [+]20152,234.9
% Immigrant [+]201529.29%
Remittance sent (M.$) [+]20158,626.7
Emigrant stock [+]2015664,557
% Emigrant [+]20157.98%
HDI [+]20150.939
Global Peace Ranking [+]2017
Gender Gap Ranking [+]201611º
Ranking [+]2015
Birth Rate [+]201610.50‰
Fertility Rate [+]20151.54
Crude death rate [+]20167.80‰
Life expectancy [+]201583.00
Crude marriage rate [+]20155.00‰
Crude divorce rate [+]20152.10‰
Number of homicides [+]201557
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20150.7
% risk of poverty [+]201515.6%
Environment and Energy
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20154.83