Explore our Data

Submit

Switzerland Unemployment Rate

1991 - 2017 | Monthly | % | Swiss Federal Statistical Office

Switzerland's Unemployment Rate increased to 4.60 % in Dec 2017, from the previously reported number of 4.49 % in Nov 2017. Switzerland's Unemployment Rate is updated monthly, available from Jan 1991 to Dec 2017, with an average rate of 4.01 %. The data reached an all-time high of 5.49 % in Feb 2010 and a record low of 1.53 % in Jan 1991. The data is reported by reported by Swiss Federal Statistical Office.

In the latest reports, Switzerland's Population reached 8.42 million people in Dec 2016. Monthly Earnings of Switzerland stood at 5,963.97 USD in Dec 2015. The country's Labour Force Participation Rate dropped to 68.55 % in Dec 2017.

CEIC only displays a select group of indicators on our website.
Explore the complete set of 4 million+ time series by registering for a free trial.

What was Switzerland's Unemployment Rate in Dec 2017?

Last

4.60

Dec 2017
Previous

4.49

Nov 2017
Min

1.53

Jan 1991
Max

5.49

Feb 2010
Unit

%

Frequency

monthly

Range

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 01 Feb 2018
Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range

4.60

Dec 2017

4.49

Nov 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 01 Feb 2018

View Switzerland's Unemployment Rate from Jan 1991 to Dec 2017 in the chart:

Unemployment Rate

Series Details
Series ID

284654004

Name

Unemployment Rate

Country

Frequency

Monthly

Unit

%

Status

Source

Swiss Federal Statistical Office

First Date

Jan 1991

Last Date

Dec 2017

Last Updated

01 Feb 2018

Statistics
Mean

Variance

Standard deviation

Skewness

Kurtosis

Coefficient variation

Median

Max
Feb 2010

5.49

Min
Jan 1991

1.53

Previous observation
Nov 2017

4.49

Last observation
Dec 2017

4.60

Number of Observations

0

Get This Data

More Countries for Unemployment Rate

Country Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Albania

13.37

Dec 2017

13.60

Sep 2017

12.90

Mar 2012

18.20

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Algeria

11.70

2017

10.50

2016

8.70

1984

28.80

2000

%

yearly

1982 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Argentina

7.20

Dec 2017

8.30

Sep 2017

5.90

Sep 2015

20.40

Mar 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Armenia

18.00

Dec 2017

16.50

Sep 2017

14.70

Dec 2008

20.70

Mar 2011

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Australia

5.56

Feb 2018

5.50

Jan 2018

3.98

Feb 2008

11.20

Dec 1992

%

monthly

Feb 1978 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Austria

5.21

Feb 2018

5.29

Jan 2018

3.40

Apr 2001

6.24

Jun 2016

%

monthly

Jan 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Azerbaijan

4.96

Dec 2017

4.94

Sep 2017

4.81

Sep 2015

6.24

Mar 2008

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Apr 2018
Bahrain

4.30

2016

3.50

2015

3.50

2015

16.40

2006

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bangladesh

4.00

2017

4.10

2016

2.20

1991

5.10

1997

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Belarus

0.50

Feb 2018

0.50

Jan 2018

0.50

Feb 2018

2.10

Oct 2004

%

monthly

Oct 2004 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Belgium

6.44

Dec 2017

7.29

Sep 2017

6.20

Jun 2001

9.22

Sep 2004

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Bolivia

3.36

2016

3.51

2015

2.31

2012

5.48

2002

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Bosnia and Herzegovina

20.50

2017

25.40

2016

20.50

2017

31.10

2006

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Botswana

18.10

2017

17.70

2016

12.90

2008

23.80

2003

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Brazil

12.60

Feb 2018

12.20

Jan 2018

6.20

Dec 2013

13.70

Mar 2017

%

monthly

Mar 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Brunei

6.40

2017

6.50

2016

4.60

2010

7.00

2014

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Bulgaria

5.60

Dec 2017

5.80

Sep 2017

5.00

Dec 2008

21.60

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Cambodia

0.10

2015

0.10

2014

0.10

2015

0.75

2007

%

yearly

2007 - 2015

Updated on 2017
Canada

5.80

Feb 2018

5.90

Jan 2018

5.80

Feb 2018

13.10

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1976 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Chile

6.70

Feb 2018

6.50

Jan 2018

5.70

Dec 2013

11.63

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Mar 2009 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
China

3.90

Dec 2017

3.95

Sep 2017

3.00

Jun 2000

4.30

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Colombia

10.80

Feb 2018

11.76

Jan 2018

7.27

Nov 2015

17.87

Jan 2002

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Croatia

9.00

Sep 2017

11.00

Jun 2017

7.00

Sep 2008

18.70

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Sep 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Cyprus

10.10

Dec 2017

10.00

Sep 2017

3.10

Jun 2008

17.60

Mar 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Czech Republic

2.40

Dec 2017

2.78

Sep 2017

2.40

Dec 2017

8.67

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Denmark

5.40

Dec 2017

5.90

Sep 2017

3.20

Jun 2008

8.10

Jun 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Ecuador

4.62

Dec 2017

4.14

Sep 2017

3.80

Dec 2014

5.71

Mar 2016

%

quarterly

Sep 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Egypt

11.30

Dec 2017

11.90

Sep 2017

8.40

Jun 2008

13.40

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2003 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Estonia

5.30

Dec 2017

5.20

Sep 2017

4.00

Jun 2008

19.50

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
European Union

7.30

Jan 2018

7.30

Dec 2017

6.80

Apr 2008

11.00

Jun 2013

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Finland

8.40

Feb 2018

8.40

Jan 2018

2.80

Jan 1990

17.60

Feb 1994

%

monthly

Jan 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
France

8.90

Dec 2017

9.60

Sep 2017

7.20

Mar 2008

10.70

Sep 1997

%

quarterly

Mar 1996 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Georgia

11.76

2016

11.95

2015

0.20

1991

16.85

2009

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Germany

3.50

Feb 2018

3.50

Jan 2018

3.50

Feb 2018

11.20

Aug 2005

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Greece

20.83

Dec 2017

20.98

Nov 2017

7.30

May 2008

27.96

Jul 2013

%

monthly

Apr 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Hong Kong

2.90

Feb 2018

2.90

Jan 2018

1.00

Dec 1989

8.50

Jun 2003

%

monthly

Oct 1981 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Hungary

3.79

Dec 2017

4.06

Sep 2017

3.79

Dec 2017

11.94

Mar 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1998 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Iceland

2.75

Feb 2018

2.78

Jan 2018

2.41

Feb 2008

7.56

May 2010

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
India

3.60

2017

3.50

2016

3.50

2016

4.40

2005

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Indonesia

5.50

2017

5.61

2016

1.62

1984

11.24

2005

%

yearly

1984 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Iran

11.90

Dec 2017

11.70

Sep 2017

9.50

Sep 2014

14.70

Mar 2002

%

quarterly

Jun 2001 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Israel

3.80

Feb 2018

3.66

Jan 2018

3.66

Jan 2018

7.09

Mar 2012

%

monthly

Jan 2012 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Italy

11.11

Jan 2018

10.90

Dec 2017

5.73

Apr 2007

13.02

Nov 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Ivory Coast

9.20

2017

9.30

2016

8.90

1991

9.40

2015

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Japan

2.50

Feb 2018

2.40

Jan 2018

1.00

Mar 1970

5.50

Jul 2009

%

monthly

Jan 1953 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Jordan

18.50

Nov 2017

18.50

Aug 2017

10.80

May 2007

18.50

Nov 2017

%

quarterly

Feb 2000 - Nov 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Kazakhstan

4.90

Feb 2018

4.90

Jan 2018

4.80

May 2017

12.90

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Kenya

11.00

2017

11.30

2016

8.10

1999

12.20

2010

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Kosovo

27.50

2016

32.90

2015

27.50

2016

57.10

2001

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Kuwait

1.24

2017

1.26

2016

0.71

1999

2.23

2011

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Kyrgyzstan

7.20

2016

7.60

2015

0.26

1992

12.50

2002

%

yearly

1992 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Laos

1.50

2017

1.40

2016

1.30

2015

2.60

1995

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Latvia

8.10

Dec 2017

8.50

Sep 2017

5.30

Dec 2007

21.30

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 2002 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Lebanon

10.00

2012

6.40

2009

6.40

2009

10.00

2012

%

yearly

2004 - 2012

Updated on 2014
Lithuania

7.30

Feb 2018

7.30

Jan 2018

4.00

Nov 2007

18.30

Jul 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Luxembourg

5.70

Feb 2018

5.60

Jan 2018

2.20

Mar 2002

7.20

May 2014

%

monthly

Jan 1995 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Macau

1.90

Feb 2018

1.80

Jan 2018

1.70

Apr 2015

7.10

Jun 2000

%

monthly

Sep 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Macedonia

21.90

Dec 2017

22.10

Sep 2017

21.90

Dec 2017

38.70

Mar 2005

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Malawi

6.60

2013

1.00

2011

1.00

2011

6.60

2013

%

yearly

2005 - 2013

Updated on 2016
Malaysia

3.30

Jan 2018

3.30

Dec 2017

3.20

Feb 2016

3.60

Nov 2016

%

monthly

Jan 2016 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Malta

3.70

Dec 2017

4.00

Sep 2017

3.70

Dec 2017

8.20

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Dec 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mauritius

6.70

Dec 2017

7.00

Sep 2017

6.60

Dec 2016

9.80

Sep 2006

%

quarterly

Mar 2004 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mexico

3.30

Feb 2018

3.35

Jan 2018

3.15

May 2006

5.99

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Moldova

3.33

Dec 2017

3.41

Sep 2017

2.89

Sep 2016

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Mongolia

7.30

Dec 2017

9.10

Sep 2017

6.30

Sep 2015

12.80

Dec 2009

%

quarterly

Sep 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Montenegro

17.00

Dec 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

14.80

Sep 2017

21.54

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Morocco

10.60

Sep 2017

9.30

Jun 2017

7.80

Jun 2006

15.10

Sep 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on Nov 2017
Myanmar

0.80

2017

0.80

2016

0.80

2017

0.90

1998

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Nepal

3.20

2017

3.40

2016

1.80

1999

4.50

1996

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Netherlands

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.40

Nov 2008

9.50

Feb 2014

%

monthly

Jan 2003 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
New Zealand

4.50

Dec 2017

4.60

Sep 2017

3.30

Dec 2007

11.20

Sep 1991

%

quarterly

Mar 1986 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Norway

4.00

Jan 2018

4.10

Dec 2017

2.30

Apr 2008

6.80

Sep 1993

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Oman

16.90

2017

16.50

2016

16.10

2015

19.60

2001

%

yearly

1991 - 2017

Updated on 2017
Pakistan

5.94

2015

5.96

2014

3.04

1986

8.27

2003

%

yearly

1980 - 2015

Updated on 2016
Panama

5.50

2016

5.10

2015

4.10

2013

13.00

2003

%

yearly

2003 - 2016

Updated on 2016
Paraguay

6.00

2016

5.40

2015

4.60

2012

10.70

2002

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Peru

4.18

2016

3.51

2015

3.51

2015

5.94

2002

%

yearly

2001 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Philippines

5.30

Jan 2018

5.00

Oct 2017

4.70

Oct 2016

14.40

Apr 1991

%

quarterly

Jul 1982 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Poland

4.50

Dec 2017

4.70

Sep 2017

4.50

Dec 2017

20.70

Mar 2004

%

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Portugal

7.80

Feb 2018

7.90

Jan 2018

4.80

Nov 2000

17.50

Jan 2013

%

monthly

Feb 1998 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Qatar

0.10

2016

0.20

2015

0.10

2016

3.90

2001

%

yearly

1997 - 2016

Updated on 2017
Romania

4.60

Jan 2018

4.60

Dec 2017

4.60

Jan 2018

8.80

Apr 2002

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Russia

5.00

Feb 2018

5.20

Jan 2018

4.80

Aug 2014

14.60

Feb 1999

%

monthly

Jan 1994 - Feb 2018

Updated on Apr 2018
Saudi Arabia

5.60

2016

5.60

2015

4.34

1999

6.97

1991

%

yearly

1991 - 2016

Updated on 2018
Serbia

14.70

Dec 2017

12.90

Sep 2017

11.80

Jun 2017

21.30

Mar 2014

%

quarterly

Mar 2014 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Singapore

2.10

Dec 2017

2.10

Sep 2017

1.40

Sep 1997

4.80

Sep 2003

%

quarterly

Mar 1987 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Slovakia

7.70

Dec 2017

8.00

Sep 2017

7.70

Dec 2017

19.70

Mar 2001

%

quarterly

Mar 1994 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Slovenia

5.80

Dec 2017

6.30

Sep 2017

4.10

Sep 2008

11.10

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Jun 1997 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
South Africa

26.70

Dec 2017

27.70

Sep 2017

21.50

Dec 2008

27.70

Sep 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2008 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
South Korea

3.60

Feb 2018

3.60

Jan 2018

3.00

Nov 2013

7.10

Jun 1999

%

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Spain

16.55

Dec 2017

16.38

Sep 2017

4.41

Sep 1976

26.94

Mar 2013

%

quarterly

Sep 1976 - Dec 2017

Updated on Jan 2018
Sri Lanka

4.00

Dec 2017

4.20

Sep 2017

3.90

Dec 2012

5.10

Sep 2015

%

quarterly

Jun 2012 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Sudan

20.30

2010

20.00

2009

8.60

1993

20.70

2008

%

yearly

1993 - 2010

Updated on 2014
Sweden

6.27

Feb 2018

6.35

Jan 2018

1.30

Jul 1989

10.50

Jun 1997

%

monthly

Jan 1983 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Switzerland

4.60

Dec 2017

4.49

Nov 2017

1.53

Jan 1991

5.49

Feb 2010

%

monthly

Jan 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 01 Feb 2018
Syria

14.90

2011

8.60

2010

8.10

2009

14.90

2011

%

yearly

2000 - 2011

Updated on 2016
Taiwan

3.70

Feb 2018

3.68

Jan 2018

1.36

Sep 1993

6.04

Aug 2009

%

monthly

Apr 1993 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Tajikistan

2.10

Dec 2017

2.20

Nov 2017

2.00

Feb 2005

3.13

Jan 2000

%

monthly

Jan 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Thailand

1.30

Feb 2018

1.30

Jan 2018

0.40

Nov 2012

5.70

Jan 2001

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Tunisia

15.50

Dec 2017

15.30

Sep 2017

14.80

Jun 2014

18.90

Dec 2011

%

quarterly

Jun 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on Feb 2018
Turkey

9.90

Dec 2017

10.10

Nov 2017

8.00

Jun 2012

13.90

Apr 2009

%

monthly

Jan 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
Ukraine

9.90

Dec 2017

8.90

Sep 2017

5.20

Sep 2005

14.00

Mar 1999

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United Arab Emirates

4.60

2011

4.30

2010

1.80

1995

4.60

2011

%

yearly

1995 - 2011

Updated on 2017
United Kingdom

4.31

Dec 2017

4.37

Nov 2017

3.40

Dec 1973

11.90

May 1984

%

monthly

Feb 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on Mar 2018
United States

4.10

Feb 2018

4.10

Jan 2018

2.50

Jun 1953

10.80

Dec 1982

%

monthly

Jan 1948 - Feb 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Uruguay

8.48

Jan 2018

6.92

Dec 2017

5.59

Dec 2011

13.20

Jan 2006

%

monthly

Jan 2006 - Jan 2018

Updated on Mar 2018
Venezuela

7.33

Apr 2016

7.08

Mar 2016

5.53

Dec 2014

20.70

Feb 2003

%

monthly

Jan 1999 - Apr 2016

Updated on Jun 2016
Vietnam

3.18

2017

3.23

2016

3.18

2017

6.85

1998

%

yearly

1996 - 2017

Updated on 2018
Yemen

14.30

2010

14.60

2009

9.80

1994

16.23

2004

%

yearly

1994 - 2010

Updated on 2014

More Indicators for Switzerland

Indicator Last Previous Min Max Unit Frequency Range
Government Debt: % of GDP

29.7

2017

29.1

2016

29.1

2016

48.9

1998

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Business Confidence: Net Balance

20.6

Mar 2018

31.0

Feb 2018

-34.2

Mar 2009

34.7

Dec 2006

% Point

monthly

Jan 1995 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Foreign Direct Investment

5,274.3

Dec 2017

-35,738.5

Sep 2017

-35,738.5

Sep 2017

54,870.9

Dec 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Total Imports Growth

-6.4

Feb 2018

7.5

Jan 2018

-38.0

May 2014

73.9

Jan 2012

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Money Supply M2

1,057,332.98

Feb 2018

1,026,668.05

Jan 2018

71,442.68

Feb 1985

1,057,332.98

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1984 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Forecast: Government Revenue

253.27

2022

246.72

2021

67.88

1983

253.27

2022

CHF bn

yearly

1983 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Teledensity: Fixed Line

48.43

2016

50.25

2015

20.60

1960

74.76

2001

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Real GDP Growth

1.9

Dec 2017

1.2

Sep 2017

-9.1

Jun 1975

8.6

Mar 1970

%

quarterly

Mar 1966 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Labour Productivity Growth

1.48

Dec 2017

0.40

Sep 2017

-1.26

Dec 2011

1.79

Sep 2013

%

quarterly

Mar 2011 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Domestic Credit Growth

2.6

Feb 2018

2.7

Jan 2018

-0.4

Jun 2002

15.2

May 1989

%

monthly

Dec 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Market Capitalization: % of GDP

204.6

2017

187.1

2016

130.7

2008

279.3

2000

%

yearly

2000 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Total Imports

20,636.0

Feb 2018

24,486.4

Jan 2018

3,812.7

Jan 1988

32,086.5

May 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
CPI: Food and Non Alcoholic Beverage Change

0.94

Mar 2018

-0.41

Feb 2018

-4.58

Nov 2011

6.80

Aug 1990

%

monthly

Dec 1983 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-05
Forecast: Nominal GDP Per Capita

88,357.08

2022

87,187.58

2021

16,534.58

1984

88,905.15

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Exports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

808.50

2016

1,357.32

2015

23.20

2008

1,357.32

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Public Consumption: % of GDP

11.9

Dec 2017

11.9

Sep 2017

10.0

Jun 1980

12.5

Sep 1992

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Retail Sales Growth

-0.2

Feb 2018

-0.3

Jan 2018

-4.4

Dec 2016

7.1

Sep 2008

%

monthly

Jan 2001 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Equity Market Index

8,741.0

Mar 2018

8,906.4

Feb 2018

3,248.7

Jan 1996

9,450.9

May 2007

30Jun1988=1500

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-04
Domestic Credit

1,239,681.2

Feb 2018

1,203,979.1

Jan 2018

247,386.5

Aug 1988

1,239,681.2

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1987 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Non Performing Loans Ratio

0.7

2016

0.7

2015

0.7

2014

5.2

1998

%

yearly

1998 - 2016

Updated on 2017-12-18
Visitor Arrivals

628,820

Feb 2018

586,969

Jan 2018

305,000

Nov 1996

1,223,425

Jul 2017

Person

monthly

Jan 1996 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-06
Core CPI Change

0.58

Mar 2018

0.53

Feb 2018

-1.22

Jun 2012

2.45

Sep 1995

%

monthly

May 1994 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-05
Forecast: Government Expenditure

252.09

2022

245.58

2021

69.14

1983

252.09

2022

CHF bn

yearly

1983 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Commercial Cars

41,764.81

Dec 2017

38,564.00

Dec 2016

16,918.00

Jun 2013

41,764.81

Dec 2017

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
Population

8.4

2016

8.3

2015

4.7

1950

8.4

2016

Person mn

yearly

1950 - 2016

Updated on 2017-08-30
Capital Adequacy Ratio

18.2

Dec 2017

16.5

Jun 2017

14.7

Dec 2016

19.4

Dec 2013

%

semiannually

Jun 2013 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Household Debt: % of GDP

127.8

2016

125.1

2015

104.6

2001

127.8

2016

%

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Short Term Interest Rate

-0.78

Feb 2018

-0.83

Jan 2018

-1.15

Feb 2016

3.37

Sep 2000

% pa

monthly

Jul 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Gold Reserves

44,104.51

Feb 2018

44,952.81

Jan 2018

17,580.32

May 2005

60,646.74

Aug 2011

USD mn

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Forecast: Government Net Debt

281.35

2022

282.67

2021

123.12

1990

291.54

2004

CHF bn

yearly

1990 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Sales: Passenger Cars

314,144.82

Dec 2017

317,318.00

Dec 2016

149,905.00

Jun 2014

328,139.00

Dec 2012

Unit

semiannually

Dec 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-08
GDP Deflator Growth

0.3

Dec 2017

0.3

Sep 2017

-1.0

Mar 2016

8.1

Jun 1982

%

quarterly

Mar 1981 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Direct Investment Abroad

4,060.6

Dec 2017

-28,327.6

Sep 2017

-28,327.6

Sep 2017

46,144.2

Sep 2015

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Long Term Interest Rate

0.05

Mar 2018

0.12

Feb 2018

-0.54

Jul 2016

6.92

Jun 1992

% pa

monthly

Jan 1988 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Total Exports

27,609.0

Feb 2018

25,113.6

Jan 2018

3,204.6

Aug 1988

38,133.0

Apr 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1988 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
New Orders Growth

19.6

Dec 2017

9.7

Sep 2017

-24.0

Mar 2009

19.6

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-22
Consumer Confidence: Net Balance

2.5

Jan 2018

-1.1

Oct 2017

-25.7

Jan 1992

11.2

Jul 2000

% Point

quarterly

Oct 1972 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-14
External Debt: % of GDP

268.9

2017

262.5

2016

176.4

1999

296.0

2007

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Producer Price Index Growth

1.2

Feb 2018

0.5

Jan 2018

-4.8

Sep 2015

15.6

Jul 1974

%

monthly

Jan 1964 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-15
Trade Balance

6,973.0

Feb 2018

627.2

Jan 2018

-1,774.2

Feb 2001

9,514.6

Apr 2013

USD mn

monthly

Jan 1957 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Tax Revenue

187,128.99

2015

190,623.52

2014

61,019.12

1990

190,623.52

2014

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-14
Forecast: GDP PPP Per Capita

69,305.67

2022

67,662.95

2021

17,142.19

1980

69,305.67

2022

PPP Intl $

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-13
Natural Gas: Consumption

0.29

2016

0.28

2015

0.00

1969

0.30

2013

Cub ft/Day bn

yearly

1969 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
House Prices Growth

2.6

Dec 2017

2.4

Sep 2017

-9.0

Dec 1975

26.2

Mar 1973

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Consumer Confidence Growth

4.1

Jan 2018

5.5

Oct 2017

-25.9

Oct 1990

31.7

Apr 2010

% Point

quarterly

Oct 1973 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-14
Exchange Rate against USD

0.948

Mar 2018

0.935

Feb 2018

0.780

Aug 2011

4.373

Dec 1970

CHF/USD

monthly

Jan 1957 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-02
Foreign Exchange Reserves

775,859.5

Feb 2018

785,721.0

Jan 2018

28,066.3

Jul 2001

785,721.0

Jan 2018

USD mn

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Visitor Arrivals Growth

6.4

Feb 2018

4.5

Jan 2018

-15.9

Sep 2001

15.8

Mar 2000

%

monthly

Jan 1997 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-04-06
Forecast: Real GDP Growth

1.70

2022

1.70

2021

-2.21

2009

5.11

1980

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Silver Production

2.50

2014

2.41

2013

1.35

2010

2.50

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2010 - 2014

Updated on 2016
Consolidated Fiscal Balance: % of GDP

1.2

2017

0.4

2016

-3.2

1993

1.9

2008

%

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Consumer Price Index CPI Growth

0.8

Mar 2018

0.6

Feb 2018

-21.5

May 1922

17.7

Aug 1941

%

monthly

Jan 1922 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-05
External Debt

1,820,695.1

Dec 2017

1,845,103.1

Sep 2017

489,744.1

Jun 2000

1,845,103.1

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Real Effective Exchange Rate

112.5

Feb 2018

110.5

Jan 2018

92.9

Jul 2007

129.6

Aug 2011

2005=100

monthly

Jan 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-12
Gross National Product

168,078.94

Dec 2017

174,696.57

Sep 2017

59,272.83

Mar 1990

189,648.73

Sep 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Gross Savings Rate

29.3

Dec 2017

31.9

Sep 2017

23.3

Sep 2008

37.3

Sep 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1990 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Labour Force Participation Rate

68.6

Dec 2017

68.6

Sep 2017

66.8

Mar 2010

68.8

Dec 2016

%

quarterly

Mar 2010 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-15
Current Account Balance: % of GDP

11.6

Dec 2017

7.9

Sep 2017

-1.9

Mar 2009

17.0

Mar 2010

%

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
M2 Growth

4.3

Feb 2018

4.3

Jan 2018

-10.8

Mar 1990

42.0

Sep 2009

%

monthly

Dec 1985 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Private Consumption Expenditure

91,368.31

Dec 2017

93,385.76

Sep 2017

2,850.48

Mar 1970

99,696.25

Sep 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Forecast: Employment

5.08

2018

5.02

2017

3.17

1980

5.08

2018

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2018

Updated on 2017-10-10
Credit to Private Non-Financial Sector

1,643.07

Sep 2017

1,653.48

Jun 2017

6.85

Sep 1953

1,653.48

Jun 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Sep 1953 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Investment: % of GDP

20.3

Dec 2017

26.0

Sep 2017

19.4

Jun 2013

35.4

Jun 1990

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Business Confidence Growth

5.6

Mar 2018

14.8

Feb 2018

-54.5

Feb 2009

61.5

Mar 2010

% Point

monthly

Jan 1996 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Foreign Direct Investment: % of GDP

3.1

Dec 2017

-20.5

Sep 2017

-20.5

Sep 2017

32.9

Dec 2015

%

quarterly

Mar 2000 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Policy Rate

-0.74

Mar 2018

-0.76

Feb 2018

-0.77

Jun 2016

3.49

Dec 2000

% pa

monthly

Jun 1999 - Mar 2018

Updated on 2018-04-03
Gross Fixed Capital Formation

41,820.61

Dec 2017

42,858.04

Sep 2017

1,400.20

Jun 1970

43,799.15

Sep 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Forecast: Current Account Balance

67.59

2022

67.20

2021

-0.64

1980

86.24

2010

USD bn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Unemployment Rate

2.85

2022

2.89

2021

0.19

1981

5.20

1997

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Aluminum: Exports

1,483,153.94

2016

1,481,875.73

2015

681,305.47

1999

1,487,744.16

2011

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Industrial Production Index Growth

8.7

Dec 2017

9.2

Sep 2017

-8.9

Mar 2009

13.6

Sep 2007

%

quarterly

Mar 2005 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-22
Household Expenditure per Capita

50,928.75

2015

52,685.99

2014

34,854.44

2006

53,553.46

2013

USD

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-12
External Debt: Short Term

1,049,713.8

Dec 2017

1,072,300.2

Sep 2017

350,893.5

Dec 1999

1,072,300.2

Sep 2017

USD mn

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Tourism Revenue

19,220

2016

19,639

2015

8,988

2000

177,659

2011

USD mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Employed Persons

4,954,550.02

Dec 2017

4,934,323.40

Sep 2017

3,846,533.52

Jun 1997

4,954,550.02

Dec 2017

Person

quarterly

Sep 1991 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Motor Vehicles Sales Growth

0.0

2017

-1.9

2016

-8.3

2009

10.2

2010

%

yearly

2006 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Forecast: Consumer Price Index Growth

1.00

2022

0.98

2021

-1.14

2015

6.49

1981

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Forecast: Exports of Goods Growth

3.00

2022

3.00

2021

-12.18

2009

19.49

1984

%

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Credit to Households

873.06

Sep 2017

878.59

Jun 2017

271.42

Jun 2001

878.59

Jun 2017

USD bn

quarterly

Dec 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Imports: Telecommunication Equipment

3,715,109.25

2016

3,737,692.05

2015

1,181,433.86

1995

3,737,692.05

2015

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Imports: Television

589,828.23

2016

634,286.03

2015

241,031.78

1999

953,077.78

2008

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Number of Subscriber Mobile

11,283,400.00

2016

11,243,210.00

2015

0.00

1986

11,283,400.00

2016

Person

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Oil Consumption

215.63

2016

227.57

2015

164.19

1965

297.28

1973

Barrel/Day th

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
Natural Gas: Imports

3,419.00

2016

3,381.00

2015

2,570.00

1995

3,650.00

2013

Cub m mn

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-13
Container Port Throughput

1,503,400.00

2016

1,438,700.00

2015

1,219,255.00

2010

1,503,400.00

2016

TEU

yearly

2008 - 2016

Updated on 2017-10-25
Liner Shipping Connectivity Index

56.51

2017

53.18

2016

14.76

2004

56.51

2017

2004=100

yearly

2004 - 2017

Updated on 2017-09-29
Exports: Medicament

6,329.96

2016

5,924.07

2015

28.95

1999

10,604.70

2010

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Imports: Medicament

41,332.17

2016

46,706.83

2015

1,107.49

1996

122,276.54

2013

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Coal Consumption

0.13

2016

0.13

2015

0.09

1998

1.28

1965

TOE mn

yearly

1965 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-14
GDP per Capita

79,442.68

2016

81,546.34

2015

16,449.17

1984

87,987.19

2011

USD

yearly

1980 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Private Consumption: % of GDP

54.0

Dec 2017

53.1

Sep 2017

52.3

Sep 2008

63.2

Dec 1982

%

quarterly

Mar 1980 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-12
Total Deposits

1,892,685.46

Jan 2018

1,852,174.97

Dec 2017

517,007.14

Nov 2000

1,958,213.52

Mar 2014

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1996 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Imports: ICT Goods

10,472,867.69

2015

11,227,214.57

2014

6,654,662.52

2002

11,629,996.47

2011

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22
Exports: Telecommunication Equipment

1,118,671.65

2016

975,063.87

2015

678,767.99

2002

1,455,166.80

2005

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Exports: Television

33,087.75

2016

27,983.07

2015

7,735.61

1997

33,087.75

2016

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-15
Nominal Residential Property Price Index

120.78

Dec 2017

120.28

Sep 2017

25.30

Jun 1970

120.78

Dec 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Nominal Residential Property Price Index Growth

0.80

Dec 2017

0.81

Sep 2017

-7.41

Sep 1992

25.54

Mar 1973

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index

122.72

Dec 2017

122.43

Sep 2017

71.61

Sep 1976

123.08

Mar 2017

2010=100

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Real Residential Property Price Index Growth

0.03

Dec 2017

0.33

Sep 2017

-12.37

Jun 1975

16.55

Mar 1973

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
Number of Subscriber Fixed Line

4,029,000.00

2016

4,140,000.00

2015

1,090,975.00

1960

5,387,568.00

2002

Unit

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Teledensity: Mobile

135.62

2016

136.47

2015

0.00

1986

136.78

2013

Number

yearly

1960 - 2016

Updated on 2017-09-18
Imports: Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Product

64,019.32

2016

79,756.11

2015

16,360.15

1996

96,612.07

2014

USD th

yearly

1995 - 2016

Updated on 2017-06-16
Minerals Production

775,000.00

2015

925,000.00

2014

550,000.00

2010

925,000.00

2014

Metric Ton

yearly

2009 - 2015

Updated on 2017-05-19
National Government Debt

201,436.3

2017

194,364.7

2016

75,703.5

1990

217,361.9

2014

USD mn

yearly

1990 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Monthly Earnings

5,964

2015

6,210

2014

2,790

1991

6,271

2011

USD

yearly

1991 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-12
Nominal GDP

170,935.8

Dec 2017

174,028.8

Sep 2017

4,854.6

Mar 1970

187,742.0

Sep 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Household Income per Capita

57,118.67

2015

59,482.93

2014

36,733.07

2006

59,482.93

2014

USD

yearly

2006 - 2015

Updated on 2018-03-12
Current Account Balance

19,941.3

Dec 2017

13,822.2

Sep 2017

-2,408.8

Mar 2009

25,828.7

Jun 2013

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1983 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Electricity Production

4,758

Nov 2017

4,275

Oct 2017

3,559

Feb 2017

7,236

Jul 2009

GWh

monthly

Jan 1995 - Nov 2017

Updated on 2018-02-28
External Debt: Short Term: % of GDP

155.0

2017

155.5

2016

124.3

1999

209.0

2007

%

yearly

1999 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Liquid Assets Ratio

14.9

Jan 2018

15.5

Dec 2017

0.4

Oct 2006

16.6

Jun 2017

%

monthly

Dec 1987 - Jan 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Household Debt

854,991.8

2016

849,292.4

2015

286,370.4

2000

871,489.9

2014

USD mn

yearly

1999 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Motor Vehicles Sales

355,910

2017

355,882

2016

293,472

2005

366,273

2012

Unit

yearly

2005 - 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Foreign Exchange Reserves: Months of Import

37.9

Feb 2018

31.1

Jan 2018

2.5

Jul 2008

37.9

Feb 2018

NA

monthly

Jun 1999 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-29
Foreign Portfolio Investment

-2,264.83

Dec 2017

-2,533.17

Sep 2017

-27,505.79

Jun 2017

11,860.14

Sep 2010

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-26
Total Exports Growth

21.0

Feb 2018

1.2

Jan 2018

-36.9

Apr 2014

64.1

Apr 2013

%

monthly

Jan 1989 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-20
Tourism Revenue Growth

-2.1

2016

-8.4

2015

-89.0

2012

908.6

2011

%

yearly

1996 - 2016

Updated on 2018-03-14
Nominal GDP Growth

2.27

Dec 2017

1.49

Sep 2017

-2.58

Jun 1975

26.55

Sep 1980

%

quarterly

Mar 1971 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-20
Public Consumption Expenditure

20,486.11

Dec 2017

20,842.90

Sep 2017

509.50

Mar 1970

22,088.32

Sep 2011

USD mn

quarterly

Mar 1970 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Money Supply M1

687,058.26

Feb 2018

665,964.18

Jan 2018

31,851.31

Feb 1985

687,058.26

Feb 2018

USD mn

monthly

Dec 1984 - Feb 2018

Updated on 2018-03-21
Foreign Exchange Reserves: % of GDP

112.28

Dec 2017

111.01

Sep 2017

7.91

Sep 2008

112.28

Dec 2017

%

quarterly

Mar 2006 - Dec 2017

Updated on 2018-03-14
Forecast: Population

8.93

2022

8.82

2021

6.30

1980

8.93

2022

Person mn

yearly

1980 - 2022

Updated on 2017-10-10
Motor Vehicle Registered

4,924.48

2015

4,840.49

2014

4,242.00

2005

4,924.48

2015

Unit th

yearly

2005 - 2015

Updated on 2017-06-27
Debt Service Ratio: Private Non-Financial Sector

17.40

Sep 2017

17.40

Jun 2017

15.20

Jun 2006

17.60

Dec 2012

%

quarterly

Mar 1999 - Sep 2017

Updated on 2018-03-21
Exports: ICT Goods

3,107,589.54

2015

3,176,973.15

2014

2,013,352.28

2002

3,448,259.30

2011

USD th

yearly

2000 - 2015

Updated on 2017-02-22