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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, the federal government, cantons and municipalities di-rectly tax the income and profits earned by employees and companies in the financial sector, and on the other hand, the central government levies indirect taxes on financial market transactions and financial services.


Last modification 25.04.2024

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