SWITZERLAND

Capital Bern
Area (km2) 41 285
Total population (thousands, 2019) 8 575
Population density (per km2) 208
National currency Swiss franc (CHF)
National statistical office www.bfs.admin.ch
Swiss Federal Statistical Office
Women in the labour force, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 0%
Gender pay gap
   monthly earnings, 2018 14%
   hourly wage, 2018 18%
Women in part-time employment, 2019
   percentage of employed women 63%
Female tertiary students, 2018
   percentage of total for both sexes 50%
Female victims of homicide, 2019
   percentage of total for both sexes 45%
Women researchers, 2017
   percentage of total for both sexes 35%
Life expectancy at birth, 2020
   females, years 85.2
   males, years 81.1
Life expectancy at 65, 2020
   females, years 22.3
   males, years 19.4
Total fertility rate, 2019
   average number of children per woman 1.5
Adolescent fertility rate, 2019
   number of live births per 1000 women aged 15-19 2.0
Mean age of women at birth of first child, 2019
   age in years 31.0
 
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
Employment
 (% change over previous year)
1.5
1.4
0.9
1.0
0.7
-0.3
Unemployment rate
 (%)
4.8
4.9
4.8
4.7
4.4
..
Youth unemployment rate
 (%)
8.8
8.6
8.1
7.9
8.0
..
GDP
   current prices, millions of US dollars, PPP, 2019 633 302
GDP, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 73 852
Exports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2020 63.2
Imports of goods and services
   % of GDP, 2020 52.9
Final consumption expenditure, per capita
   current prices, US dollars, PPP, 2019 46 657
Purchasing Power Parity (PPP)
   CHF per USD, US=1, 2019 1.148
Forest resources
   Area of forest
 (percentage of land area, 2015)
31
   Wood volume
 (m3 per inhabitant, 2015)
57

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Transport infrastructure, road accidents and traffic
   Railways
      total length in kilometres, 2015 5 215
   Motorways
      total length in kilometres, 2018 1 462
   Persons injured in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 2 482
   Persons killed in road accidents
      per million inhabitants, 2019 22
   Traffic, railways
      million passenger-kilometres, 2019 21 737
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 11 673
   Traffic, roads
      million passenger-kilometres, 2012 94 910
      million tonne-kilometres, 2019 12 397