Federal Statistical Office FSO


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Affiliation: Swiss Confederation

The FSO plattform provides public and detailed statistics about Switzerland. See "Education and science" section.

Administration - May 13
During its session of 13th May 2020, the Federal Council decided to create a national data science competence centre. This centre will support the Federal Administration in solving complex tasks. Data science is also becoming increasingly important for the public administration.
Computer Science - Nov 5, 2019

Official statistics can benefit from new analysis methods arising from its data innovation strategy. The automation of certain tasks, especially data preparation, seems to be particularly promising.

Career - May 17, 2018

Neuchâtel, 17 May 2018 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.9% between the 1st quarter 2017 and the 1st quarter 2018. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) remained stable at 5.2%.

Career - Nov 16, 2017

Neuchâtel, 16.11.2017 (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 1.0% between the 3rd quarters of 2016 and 2017. During the same period, the unemployment rate as defined by the International Labour Organisation (ILO) declined from 5.1% to 5.0%.

Economics - May 14, 2019

Switzerland dedicated CHF 22.6 billion to research and development (R&D) in 2017, 2% more than in 2015, the year of the last survey. Enterprises remained the main producers of research accounting for more than two thirds of expenditure.

Career - Feb 15, 2018
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Neuchâtel, 15 February (FSO) - The number of employed persons in Switzerland rose by 0.6% between the 4th quarters of 2016 and 2017.

Career - Aug 28, 2017

Neuchâtel, 28.08.2017 (FSO) - In the 2nd quarter 2017, total employment (number of jobs) rose by 0.4% in comparison with the same quarter a year earlier (+0.1% with previous quarter).




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