Switzerland | Economic Indicators

Markets Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Currency 0.88 0.88 1.64 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
Government Bond 10Y 0.90 0.96 2.72 Percent 2014-04-22 Daily [+]
Stock Market 8443.26 8453.82 5236.52 Index points 2014-04-23 Daily [+]
GDP Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
GDP per capita 55066.12 55122.88 39064.91 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP per capita PPP 39344.14 39384.69 34337.21 USD 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
GDP Constant Prices 140314.80 140092.00 107247.73 CHF Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Gross Fixed Capital Formation 29869.30 29425.10 22863.96 CHF Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
GDP Growth Rate 0.20 0.50 0.42 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP Annual Growth Rate 1.70 2.10 1.68 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
GDP 632.20 659.30 196.84 USD Billion 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Labour Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Population 7.95 7.87 6.67 Million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Employed Persons 4883.00 4836.00 3974.92 Thousand 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Job Vacancies 13767.00 13383.00 12470.63 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Productivity 108.08 108.95 98.38 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Unemployed Persons 137367.00 138504.00 82859.10 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Wages 305.00 301.00 232.47 Index Points 2012-06-29 Yearly [+]
Wages in Manufacturing 106.50 106.70 102.72 Index Points 2010-06-30 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Men 65.00 65.00 65.00 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Retirement Age Women 64.00 64.00 63.80 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Unemployment Rate 3.30 3.50 3.35 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Prices Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Core Inflation Rate 0.07 -0.08 0.43 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Consumer Price Index (CPI) 99.10 98.75 59.53 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Core Consumer Prices 98.40 97.98 97.02 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Export Prices 97.60 97.70 98.52 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
GDP Deflator 108.20 108.10 90.48 Index Points 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Import Prices 95.93 97.05 93.36 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.40 0.10 0.20 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices 97.80 97.71 85.50 Index Points 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.70 -0.80 1.29 Percent 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Inflation Rate 0.00 -0.10 2.60 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Foreign Exchange Reserves 479268.20 482288.70 161899.30 CHF Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Interbank Rate -0.10 -0.11 3.22 Percent 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Loans to Private Sector 1209196.00 1206734.00 748282.99 CHF Million 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M0 377185.00 378657.00 38363.29 CHF Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M1 566585.00 563798.00 231228.68 CHF Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M2 888446.00 885811.00 412103.95 CHF Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Money Supply M3 937015.00 934661.00 502976.27 CHF Million 2014-03-31 Monthly [+]
Interest Rate 0.00 0.00 1.20 Percent 2014-03-20 Monthly [+]
Trade Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Current Account to GDP 13.50 8.50 7.59 Percent 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
External Debt 67160.80 67842.70 39739.03 CHF Million 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 671551.30 606797.60 198477.20 CHF million 2012-12-31 Yearly [+]
Terms of Trade 106.25 105.32 96.10 Index Points 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Tourist Arrivals 1155.00 1120.00 1197.35 Thousand 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Current Account 14059.00 23123.00 7118.44 CHF million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Balance of Trade 2615.71 2550.39 47.56 CHF million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Exports 17018.51 17152.78 5855.41 CHF million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Imports 14402.80 14602.39 5807.85 CHF million 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Government Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Government Debt To GDP 35.40 36.40 41.78 Percent 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Credit Rating 99.46 Monthly [+]
Government Budget Value 3929.00 782.00 -1159.50 CHF Million 2013-06-30 Yearly [+]
Government Spending 15373.20 15276.10 12258.05 CHF Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Government Budget 0.00 0.00 -0.65 Percent of GDP 2013-12-31 Yearly [+]
Business Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Bankruptcies 495.00 553.00 395.37 Companies 2013-08-15 Monthly [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.05 80.97 83.72 Percent 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]
Car Registrations 25.63 25.24 18.55 Thousand 2014-02-15 Monthly [+]
Changes in Inventories 3025.60 1644.10 271.81 CHF Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Business Confidence 1.99 2.03 1.17 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.40 57.60 52.17 2014-03-15 Monthly [+]
Industrial Production 1.90 0.70 2.21 Percent 2013-12-31 Quarterly [+]
Consumer Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Retail Sales MoM 1.00 -2.00 0.15 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Retail Sales YoY 1.00 -0.10 1.91 Percent 2014-02-28 Monthly [+]
Consumer Spending 83134.30 82591.90 64068.69 CHF Million 2013-11-15 Quarterly [+]
Personal Savings 72680.91 65621.16 52267.52 CHF Million 2011-06-30 Yearly [+]
Consumer Confidence 2.70 -1.30 -8.53 2014-03-31 Quarterly [+]
Taxes Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Corporate Tax Rate 17.92 18.01 19.01 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Personal Income Tax Rate 40.00 40.00 40.15 percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Sales Tax Rate 8.00 8.00 7.80 Percent 2014-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate 12.50 12.55 16.05 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Companies 6.25 6.30 9.83 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Social Security Rate For Employees 6.25 6.25 6.22 percent 2013-01-01 Yearly [+]
Housing Last Previous Average Unit Reference Frequency
Housing Index 434.30 438.60 274.27 Index Points 2014-02-15 Quarterly [+]





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Swiss Inflation Rate Unchanged in March  
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Swiss Trade Surplus Widens in January  
In January of 2014, Switzerland’s trade surplus increased to CHF 2.59 billion, the highest surplus in the last eight months, boosted by higher exports. The chemicals and pharmaceuticals industry generated half of the export growth.
Swiss Inflation Rate Stable at 0.1% in January  
In January of 2014, Switzerland’s annual inflation rate was recorded at 0.1 percent for the third straight month. On a monthly basis, prices fell for the second month in a row by 0.3 percent, as cost of imported products declined 1.3 percent.
Swiss Unemployment Rate Stable in January  
Switzerland’s unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.5 percent in January of 2014. The number of job seekers rose by 2975 to 208777. Compared to the same period last year, the number of unemployed persons rose by 7000.
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This page includes a list of indicators for Switzerland. Switzerland | Economic Indicators - provides data from several countries including actual values, consensus figures, forecasts, historical time series and news. 4/24/2014