Nidwalden: Facts & Figures

Cantonal life can readily be described in figures, percentages, kilograms, head counts or whatever other unit of measurement you like. Statistics track a canton's development at a variety of levels. Thus the Canton of Nidwalden holds statistics for its region under a number of headings.


Did you know…?

  • CHF 73,286 was the average income per head of population, calculated in the Canton for 2005 (CHF 54 031 is the average Switzerland-wide).
  • 2,140 public limited companies were trading in the Canton in 2008.


The figures keep coming

  • 70.2 kilometers of Cantonal highways criss-cross the Canton.
  • 57.5% of the tourists who stayed in the Canton in 2008 came from abroad.


For more information on statistics in the Canton of Nidwalden

Cantonal statistics (only in German)

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