1 Basic elements

Value added, in CHF bn

Over the last ten years, Switzerland's gross domestic product (GDP) increased steadily. The contribution of financial and insurance services to value added declined slightly.


Financial centre's share of GDP (2021)

The proportion of GDP from the financial centre shows its relative contribution to national value added. The size, sector structure and international interdependence of an economy can influence financial sector output.


Employees, in full-time equivalents

Over the last decade, employment grew only outside the core area of the financial centre. The decline in the financial services sector in the narrower sense is clearly visible.


Estimated taxes, in CHF bn

The financial centre makes a significant contribution to the receipts of the public sector. This results from both direct and indirect taxes.


Last modification 27.01.2023

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