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Value-added by the Swiss financial sector, in CHF bn

The ratio of the value-added of a sector to the gross domestic product (GDP) shows how much it contributes to the economy as a whole.


Data: SECO (GDP according to production approach).

The financial location in relation to GDP in international comparison (2022)


Employment, in full-time equivalents


Data: FSO (values for Q4).

Estimated tax revenue, in CHF bn

On the one hand, banks and insurance companies pay direct taxes on their income and profits to the central government, cantons and municipalities, and on the other hand, the central government levies indirect taxes on financial market transactions and financial services.


Last modification 24.05.2023

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