Switzerland | Economic Indicators


Markets Last Reference Previous Range
Currency 0.95  Apr/15 0.97 0.72 : 3.88
Government Bond 10Y -0.17 percent Apr/15 -0.13 -0.34 : 5.63
Stock Market 9246 Index points Apr/15 9129 1288 : 9532
GDP Last Reference Previous Range
GDP 651 USD Billion Dec/13 631 9.5 : 659
GDP Growth Rate 0.6 percent Nov/14 0.7 -2.2 : 1.9
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.9 percent Nov/14 1.9 -3.7 : 7.3
GDP Constant Prices 163559 CHF Million Nov/14 162576 79949 : 163559
GDP per capita 55486 USD Dec/13 54996 18970 : 55486
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 38513 CHF Million Nov/14 38493 15478 : 38513
GDP per capita PPP 51749 USD Dec/13 51293 43015 : 51749
Labour Last Reference Previous Range
Unemployment Rate 3.4 percent Mar/15 3.5 1.6 : 5.4
Employed Persons 4979 Thousand Nov/14 4922 3242 : 4979
Unemployed Persons 137693  Feb/15 136053 -4371 : 195385
Job Vacancies 9640  Mar/15 9964 6086 : 22574
Productivity 124 Index Points Nov/14 124 87.32 : 124
Wages 6160 CHF Dec/13 6118 5073 : 6169
Wages in Manufacturing 106 Index Points Jun/10 107 100 : 107
Population 8.13 Million Dec/14 8.04 5.36 : 8.13
Retirement Age Women 64  Jan/13 64 63 : 64
Retirement Age Men 65  Jan/13 65 65 : 65
Prices Last Reference Previous Range
Inflation Rate -0.9 percent Mar/15 -0.8 -1.37 : 11.92
Inflation Rate Mom 0.3 percent Mar/15 -0.3 -1.05 : 2.1
Consumer Price Index CPI 98.24 Index Points Mar/15 97.9 20.6 : 101
Core Inflation Rate -0.18 percent Mar/15 0.02 -1.2 : 1.9
Core Consumer Prices 98.22 Index Points Mar/15 98.01 92.67 : 100
GDP Deflator 99.9 Index Points Nov/14 100 57.3 : 108
Producer Prices 94.39 Index Points Mar/15 94.17 52.97 : 106
Producer Prices Change -3.4 percent Mar/15 -3.6 -6.15 : 18.66
Export Prices 96.1 Index Points Mar/15 96.1 95.7 : 104
Import Prices 89.58 Index Points Feb/15 92.38 63.19 : 116
Food Inflation -1.03 percent Mar/15 -0.06 -4.58 : 6.81
Money Last Reference Previous Range
Interest Rate -0.75 percent Mar/15 -0.75 -0.75 : 3.5
Interbank Rate -1.12 percent Mar/15 -0.95 -1.25 : 11.5
Money Supply M0 444471 CHF Million Mar/15 449734 5475 : 449734
Money Supply M1 568013 CHF Million Feb/15 568398 89321 : 577761
Money Supply M2 898161 CHF Million Feb/15 898572 198227 : 905543
Money Supply M3 954883 CHF Million Feb/15 957667 252820 : 957667
Foreign Exchange Reserves 553631 CHF Million Feb/15 543544 65200 : 553631
Loans to Private Sector 1303538 CHF Million Jan/15 1306694 348012 : 1306694
Banks Balance Sheet 1840581 CHF Million Jan/15 1739496 595832 : 1840581
Central Bank Balance Sheet 568610 CHF Million Feb/15 557813 68322 : 568610
Trade Last Reference Previous Range
Balance of Trade 2473 CHF million Feb/15 3409 -1479 : 3895
Exports 16125 CHF million Feb/15 16463 246 : 19779
Imports 13653 CHF million Feb/15 13054 273 : 17349
Current Account 17343 CHF million Nov/14 11089 -7228 : 28385
Current Account to GDP 12.3 percent Dec/13 9.16 -0.6 : 15.6
External Debt 102689 CHF Million Nov/14 87741 13137 : 102689
Terms of Trade 109 Index Points Feb/15 109 74.27 : 116
Foreign Direct Investment 688084 CHF million Dec/13 671551 20959 : 688084
Tourist Arrivals 1138 Thousand Jan/15 1195 600 : 2056
Gold Reserves 1040 Tonnes Aug/14 1040 1040 : 2590
Government Last Reference Previous Range
Government Budget percent of GDP Dec/13 0 -3.6 : 2.4
Government Debt to GDP 35.4 percent Dec/13 36.4 25.1 : 54.6
Government Budget Value 121 CHF Million Jun/14 3929 -18384 : 11752
Government Spending 17700 CHF Million Nov/14 17378 8458 : 17700
Government Spending to GDP 34.1 percent Dec/12 33.7 29.7 : 36.9
Credit Rating 99.46  :
Business Last Reference Previous Range
Business Confidence 0.5  Mar/15 -5.8 -5.8 : 2.87
Manufacturing PMI 47.9  Mar/15 47.3 32.6 : 66.9
Industrial Production 2.7 percent Nov/14 -0.36 -8.8 : 14.68
Capacity Utilization 82.58 percent Feb/15 82.09 75.04 : 90
Changes in Inventories 74.9 CHF Million Nov/14 720 -2724 : 3430
Bankruptcies 496 Companies Feb/15 562 232 : 757
Car Registrations 25.62 Thousand Feb/15 23.11 1.96 : 34.72
Factory Orders 0.65 percent Aug/14 4.94 -25.11 : 23.03
Manufacturing Production 3.75 percent Nov/14 -1.2 -8.81 : 15.87
Zew Economic Sentiment Index -37.9  Mar/15 -73 -91.1 : 65
Consumer Last Reference Previous Range
Consumer Confidence -0.7  Feb/15 -5.3 -53.6 : 25.3
Retail Sales MoM -1.2 percent Feb/15 -2.1 -4.8 : 4.7
Retail Sales YoY -0.3 percent Jan/15 2.2 -7.1 : 9
Consumer Spending 88910 CHF Million Nov/14 88611 48702 : 88910
Personal Savings 95685 CHF Million Jun/12 96029 39871 : 96029
Consumer Credit 782179 CHF Million Jan/15 782335 158152 : 782335
Gasoline Prices 1.53 USD/Liter Mar/15 1.51 0.78 : 2.15
Housing Last Reference Previous Range
Housing Index 446 Index Points Feb/15 441 100 : 446
Taxes Last Reference Previous Range
Corporate Tax Rate 17.92 percent Jan/14 18.01 17.92 : 21.23
Personal Income Tax Rate 40 percent Jan/14 40 40 : 40.4
Sales Tax Rate percent Jan/14 8 7.6 : 8
Social Security Rate 12.5 percent Jan/13 12.55 12.15 : 18.15
Social Security Rate For Companies 6.25 percent Jan/13 6.3 6.1 : 11.6
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.25 percent Jan/13 6.25 6.05 : 6.55




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