Swiss Confederation

(Switzerland)

  • Swiss Confederation
  • Swiss Confederation
  • Swiss Confederation

System of governmentpresidential republic based on parlamentarism
Country codeCH, CHE
FlagSwiss Confederation
Capital cityBern
CurrencySwiss franc (CHF)
Predominant religionCatholic and Protestant Christianity
MembershipUN
WTO
MMF
Schengen Area
OECD
OSCE
Population8 014 000 people
(95. place in the world)
Area41 290 km2
(134. place in the world)
Density194 people per km2
(49. place in the world)
GDP per capita66 307 USD per capita
(8. place in the world)
PeacefulnessGPI Global Peace Index 1,383
(11. place in the world)
CorruptionCPI Corruption Perceptions Index 85
(6. place in the world)
Human developmentHDI Human Development Index 0,944
(2. place in the world)
Economy freedomEFI Economy Freedom Index 81,9
(3. place in the world)
Life expectancy83,5 years
(2. place in the world)
Income iequalityGini coefficient 32,3
(36. place in the world)
CO2 emissions39,738 Mt CO2/year
(63. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per km2962 t CO2/km2/year
(28. place in the world)
CO2 emissions per capita5,0 t CO2/per capita/year
(64. place in the world)
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