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International Rankings of Switzerland - 2024


SOURCE: 2024 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK

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This table lists the international rankings of Switzerland, in all categories that are published in the CIA World Factbook, and those that we derived from them. Additional international rankings of Switzerland, can be found in the main country ranks menu.
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Ranked Data Rank Value Year
Communications
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 7 47 2020
Broadband - fixed subscriptions - total 40 4.028 million 2020
Internet users - percent of population 7 96 % 2021
Internet users - total 71 8.352 million 2021
Telephones - fixed lines - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 26 33 2022
Telephones - fixed lines - total subscriptions 41 2.919 million 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - subscriptions per 100 inhabitants 43 120 2022
Telephones - mobile cellular - total subscriptions 92 10.450 million 2022
Economy
Average household expenditures - on alcohol and tobacco 26 3.6 % of household expenditures 2018
Average household expenditures - on food 89 9.2 % of household expenditures 2018
Budget - expenditures 23 230.383 billion US Dollars 2018
Budget - revenues 22 239.767 billion US Dollars 2018
Budget surplus (+) or deficit (-) 23 1.1 % of GDP 0
Current account balance 13 59.159 billion US Dollars 2021
Debt - external 16 1.909 trillion US Dollars 2019
Exports 18 571.376 billion US Dollars 2021
GDP (official exchange rate) 22 731.502 billion US Dollars 2019
GDP - composition by end use - exports of goods and services 35 65.1 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - government consumption 106 12 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - household consumption 136 53.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - imports of goods and services 119 54 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in fixed capital 52 24.5 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by end use - investment in inventories 67 1.4 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - agriculture 144 0.7 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - industry 87 25.6 % of GDP 2017
GDP - composition by sector of origin - services 47 73.7 % of GDP 2017
Gini Index coefficient - distribution of family income 88 33.1 % 2018
Household income or consumption by percentage share - highest 10% 108 19 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 2007
Household income or consumption by percentage share - lowest 10% 5 7.5 % share of income accruing to lowest and highest 10% of population 0
Imports 18 480.522 billion US Dollars 2021
Industrial production growth rate 50 7.91 % 2021
Inflation rate (consumer prices) 169 0.58 % 2021
Labor force 87 4.963 million US Dollars 2021
Population below poverty line 114 16 % 2018
Public debt 179 20.91 % of GDP 2020
Real GDP (purchasing power parity) 37 618.228 billion US Dollars 2021
Real GDP growth rate 108 4.22 % 2021
Real GDP per capita 9 71000 US Dollars 2021
Remittances 137 0.38 2021
Reserves of foreign exchange and gold 3 1.110 trillion US Dollars 2021
Taxes and other revenues 185 9.37 % of GDP 0
Unemployment rate 134 5.32 % 2021
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - female 162 8.8163 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - male 122 9.4 % 0
Youth unemployment rate (ages 15-24) - total 124 9.1 % 2021
Energy
Carbon dioxide emissions - from coal and metallurgical coke 102 319000 metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from consumed natural gas 71 6.926 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Carbon dioxide emissions - from petroleum and other liquids 52 31.494 million metric tonnes of CO2 2019
Coal - consumption 95 150000 metric tons 2020
Coal - exports 62 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - imports 78 139000 metric tons 2020
Coal - production 75 0 metric tons 2020
Coal - proven reserves 75 0 metric tons 2019
Electricity - consumption 48 56.407 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - exports 5 32.549 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - imports 5 26.988 billion kWh 2020
Electricity - installed generating capacity 41 22.921 million kWh 2020
Electricity - transmission/distribution losses 53 4.190 billion kWh 2020
Electricity access - electrification - rural areas 87 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - total population 83 N/A 2024
Electricity access - electrification - urban areas 67 N/A 2024
Electricity access - population without electricity 26 N/A 2024
Electricity generation sources - biomass and waste 31 4.7 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - fossil fuels 157 0.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - geothermal 17 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - hydroelectricity 39 56.3 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - nuclear 10 34.2 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - solar 34 3.8 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - tide and wave 6 0 % 2020
Electricity generation sources - wind 71 0.2 % 2020
Energy consumption per capita 38 137.918 million Btu/person 2019
Natural gas - consumption 69 3.616 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - exports 57 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - imports 42 3.578 billion cubic meters 2019
Natural gas - production 97 0 cubic meters 2021
Natural gas - proven reserves 92 0 cubic meters 2021
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate exports 73 0 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil and lease condensate imports 52 60900 bbl/day 2018
Petroleum - crude oil estimated reserves 89 0 bbl/day 2021
Petroleum - refined petroleum consumption 55 220000 bbl/day 2019
Petroleum - total petroleum production 103 300 bbl/day 2021
Refined petroleum products - exports 90 7345 bbl/day 2017
Refined petroleum products - imports 41 165100 bbl/day 2017
Refined petroleum products - production 81 61550 bbl/day 2017
Environment
Air pollutants - carbon dioxide emissions 66 34.48 megatons 2016
Air pollutants - methane emissions 121 4.98 megatons 2020
Air pollutants - particulate matter emissions 157 8.97 micrograms per cubic meter 2019
Land use - agricultural land 95 38.7 2018
Land use - arable land 94 10.2 2018
Land use - forest 96 31.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 79 0.6 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 53 27.9 2018
Revenue from coal 33 0 % of GDP 2018
Revenue from forest resources 97 0.01 % of GDP 2018
Total renewable water resources 90 53.500 billion cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - agricultural 116 160.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - industrial 58 640.000 million cubic meters 2020
Total water withdrawal - municipal 49 970.000 million cubic meters 2020
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 124 0.79 2025
Urbanization - urban population 62 74.2 2023
Geography
Area - land 135 39997 sq km 0
Area - total 137 41277 sq km 0
Area - water 55 1.280 million sq km 0
Coastline 191 0 km 0
Elevation - highest point 32 4634 meters 0
Elevation - lowest point 16 195 meters 0
Elevation - mean elevation 17 1350 meters 0
Irrigated land 118 327 sq km 2016
Land boundaries - total 97 1770 km 0
Land use - agricultural land 95 38.7 2018
Land use - arable land 94 10.2 2018
Land use - forest 96 31.5 2018
Land use - permanent crops 79 0.6 2018
Land use - permanent pasture 53 27.9 2018
Military
Military expenditures 42 0.7 % of GDP 2022
Population
Alcohol consumption per capita - beer 50 3.17 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - other alcohols 53 0.12 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - spirits 58 1.76 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - total 28 9.41 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Alcohol consumption per capita - wine 7 4.35 liters of pure alcohol 2019
Birth rate 131 10.2 births/1,000 population 2023
Child marriage - men married by age 18 45 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 15 58 N/A 2024
Child marriage - women married by age 18 82 N/A 2024
Children under the age of 5 years underweight 89 N/A % 0
Contraceptive prevalence rate 21 71.6 % 2017
Current health expenditure 11 11.8 % of GDP 2020
Currently married women (ages 15-49) 75 57.5 % 2023
Death rate 44 8.4 deaths/1,000 population 2023
Dependency ratios - elderly dependency ratio 28 28.7 % 0
Dependency ratios - potential support ratio 119 3.5 % 2021
Dependency ratios - total dependency ratio 110 51.6 % 0
Dependency ratios - youth dependency ratio 163 22.8 % 0
Drinking water source - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Drinking water source - rural 109 0 % of population 0
Drinking water source - total 102 0 % of population 2020
Drinking water source - unimproved 64 0 % of population 0
Education expenditures 34 5.2 % of GDP 2020
Gross reproduction rate 92 0.77 % 2023
Infant mortality rate - female 212 2.621 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - male 157 3.4 deaths/1,000 live births 0
Infant mortality rate - total 161 3 deaths/1,000 live births 2023
Life expectancy at birth - female 37 85.87 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - male 5 81.9 years 0
Life expectancy at birth - total population 7 83.8 years 2023
Literacy - definition 3 N/A 2024
Literacy - female 122 N/A % 0
Literacy - male 100 N/A % 0
Literacy - total population 110 N/A % 0
Maternal mortality ratio 115 7 deaths/100,000 live births 2020
Median age - female 60 44.831 years 0
Median age - male 17 43.3 years 0
Median age - total 22 44 years 2023
Mother's mean age at first birth 7 31.1 2020
Net migration rate 17 6 migrant(s)/1,000 population 0
Obesity - adult prevalence rate 83 19.5 % 2016
Physicians density 19 4.38 physicians/1,000 population 2020
Population 102 8.564 million 2023
Population growth rate 96 0.78 % 2023
Sanitation facility access - improved 1 100 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - rural 119 0 % of population 0
Sanitation facility access - total 121 0 % of population 2020
Sanitation facility access - unimproved 94 0 % of population 0
Sex ratio - 0-14 years 10 1.06 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 15-64 years 22 1.01 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - 65 years and over 31 0.82 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - at birth 9 1.05 male(s)/female 0
Sex ratio - total population 20 0.99 male(s)/female 0
Total fertility rate 126 1.59 children born/woman 2023
Urbanization - rate of urbanization 124 0.79 2025
Urbanization - urban population 62 74.2 2023
Transportation
Airports 73 62 2024
Heliports 37 51 2024
Merchant marine - total 129 17 2023
National air transport system - annual freight traffic on registered air carriers 22 1.841 billion 2018
National air transport system - annual passenger traffic on registered air carriers 30 28.858 million 2018
National air transport system - inventory of registered aircraft operated by air carriers 34 179 0
National air transport system - number of registered air carriers 22 6 2020
Railways - narrow gauge 66 N/A 2024
Railways - total 103 N/A km 2024
Roadways - paved 135 N/A km 2024
Roadways - total 142 N/A km 2024
Waterways 57 1292 km 2010

*CALCULATED FIGURES are those that we calculated from data presented by the CIA World Factbook. For example, we calculated population density by dividing the total population by the land area, the electricity consumption per capita by dividing electricity consumption by the total population, etc.

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