About 218,600 Swiss citizens living abroad are registered on an electoral roll. This corresponds to the number of eligible voters in the canton of Grisons.
At the end of 2021, 788,000 Swiss citizens lived abroad.
Community of the Swiss Abroad in numbers:
of all Swiss citizens live abroad.
Added together, they would form the fourth largest canton in Switzerland.
Swiss citizens emigrated in 2021.
Further information on statistics on the Swiss Abroad can be found under the following links by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO):
- Swiss Abroad in 2021
- Swiss Abroad in 2020
- Swiss Abroad in 2019
- Swiss Abroad in 2018
- Swiss Abroad in 2017
- Number of Swiss Abroad by country of residence, citizenship, sex and age
- Overview of Swiss Abroad in 2019
- Immigration and emigration of the permanent resident population by nationality, 2002-20199