Switzerland Switzerland

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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 8,736,510 people, it is ranked at 100º position by population of 196 countries and has a population density of 212 people per km2.

It's capital is Bern and its currency is Swiss francs

Switzerland is holding the 21 position by nominal GDP. Its national debt in 2021 was 284,328 millions of euros (336,510 millions of dollars), ( 42.07% debt-to-GDP ratio) and its public debt per capita is €32,545 euros per inhabitant$38,518 dollars per inhabitant.

The last annual rate of CPI published in Switzerland was on December of 2022 and it was 2.8%.

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 0.962 points in 2021, leaving it in 1th place in the table of 191 countries published.

If the reason to visit Switzerland are business, you must know it's in the 36th 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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Switzerland Economy
Gouvernement
Qu. GDP Per Capita [+]2022Q322,812K
Annual GDP [+]2021€676,775M
Annual GDP [+]2021$799,796M
GDP per capita [+]2021€77,750
GDP per capita [+]2021$91,546
Quarterly GDP [+]2022Q3€199,295M
Debt (M.€.) [+]2021284,328
Debt ($M) [+]2021336,510
Debt (%GDP) [+]202142.07%
Debt Per Capita [+]2021€32,545
Debt Per Capita [+]2021$38,518
Deficit (M.€) [+]2021-3,655
Deficit ($M) [+]2021-5,977
Deficit (%GDP) [+]2021-0.50%
Expenditure (M.€) [+]2021246,798.7
Expenditure ($M) [+]2021280,229.0
Education Expenditure (M.€) [+]201829,861.0
Education Expenditure ($M) [+]201835,280.1
Education Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]201815.53%
Gov. Health Exp. (M.€) [+]202054,239.5
Gov. Health Exp.($M) [+]199815,850.4
Gov. Health Exp. (%Bud.) [+]201711.02%
Defence Expenditure (M.€) [+]20205,051.9
Defence Expenditure ($M) [+]20205,753.3
Defence Expenditure (%Bud.) [+]20202.16%
Expenditure (%GDP) [+]202135.90%
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021€28,249
Expenditure Per Capita [+]2021$32,076
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018€3,507
Education Expenditure P.C [+]2018$4,158
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2020€6,279
Gov. Health Exp. P.C. [+]2017$3,036
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020€585
Defence Expenditure P.C. [+]2020$669
Moody's Rating [+]11/27/2020Aaa
S&P Rating [+]10/01/1988AAA
Fitch Rating [+]02/28/2020AAA
Corruption Index [+]202282
Competitiveness Ranking [+]2019
Fragile States Index [+]201819.2
RTI Raking [+]09/28/201877º
Innovation Ranking [+]2018
Labour
Unemployment Rate [+]September 20224.3%
Unemployment rate [+]2022Q34.3%
Unemployed [+]2022Q3212K
NMW [+]2022$4,215.6
NMW [+]2022€3,901.2
Average Wage [+]2021$106,427
Average Wage [+]2021€89,987
Human Capital Ranking [+]2017
Markets
Euro / Swiss francs [+]02/02/20230.9992
US Dollar exchange rate [+]02/02/20230.9092
10-Year Bond Yield [+]02/02/20231.06%
Risk Premium [+]02/02/2023-101
Stock ExchangeYTD % [+]12/30/20230%
Prices
CPI (overall index) [+]December 20222.8%
HICP [+]December 20222.7%
PPI Year on Year [+]December 20222.6%
Money Market
Key rates [+]12/16/20221.00%
Business
Doing Business [+]202036º
IPI Year on Year [+]September 202211.4%
Passengers vehicles Year [+]December 2022226,006
Annual Vehicles/ 1,000 p. [+]December 202229.17
Vehicles / 1,000 people [+]2020601.57
Taxes
Tax Revenue (%GDP) [+]202128.0%
Standard VAT [+]01/01/20187.70%
Top tax rate + SSC [+]202141.7%
Trade
Annual arrivals [+]201911,818,000
Exports [+]2021€321,689.3M
Exports [+]2021$379,884.5M
Exports % GDP [+]202147.53%
Imports [+]2021€274,335.0M
Imports [+]2021$322,641.0M
Imports % GDP [+]202140.54%
Trade balance [+]2021€47,354.3M
Trade balance [+]2021$57,243.5M
Trade balance % GDP [+]20217.00%
Retail Sales YoY [+]December 2022-1.3%
Socio-Demography
Global AgeWatch Ranking [+]2015
Density [+]2021212
Global Peace Ranking [+]202211º
Crude divorce rate [+]20201.90‰
Remittance received ($M) [+]20172,488.1
% Immigrant [+]201929.89%
% Emigrant [+]20197.90%
Birth Rate [+]202110.30‰
Remittance sent ($M) [+]20179,197.2
Crude death rate [+]20218.20‰
Fertility Rate [+]20201.46
Crude marriage rate [+]20204.10‰
% risk of poverty [+]202015.5%
Population [+]20218,736,510
Immigrant stock [+]20192,572,029
Emigrant stock [+]2019679,796
HDI [+]20210.962
Gender Gap Ranking [+]202213º
Life expectancy [+]202184.00
Suicides [+]20201,016
Suicide rate [+]202011.72
Number of homicides [+]202047
Rate Homicides per 100.000 [+]20200.54
Energy and Environment
CO2 Tons per capita [+]20214.02
Consumption GWh [+]202157,697
Generation GWh [+]202159,506
Others
COVID-19 - Deaths [+]02/01/202314,244
COVID-19 - Confirmed [+]02/01/20234,407,915
Fully vaccinated [+]01/30/20236,012,111
COVID-19 - Deaths per million population [+]02/01/20231,630.40
Doses administered [+]01/30/202316,914,815