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Statistics

Figures published on 30 March 2021 by the Federal Statistical Office show that more than 776,300 Swiss citizens lived abroad on 31 December 2020.

About 207,400 Swiss citizens living abroad are registered on an electoral roll. This corresponds to the number of eligible voters in the canton of Grisons.

SWISSCOMMUNITY

Statistics

At the end of 2020, 776,300 Swiss citizens lived abroad.

Community of the Swiss Abroad in numbers:

11%

of all Swiss citizens live abroad.

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Added together, they would form the fourth largest canton in Switzerland.

25,796

Swiss citizens emigrated in 2020.

Federal Statistical Office

Further information on statistics on the Swiss Abroad can be found under the following links by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO):

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