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Statistics

Figures published on 30 March 2020 by the Federal Statistical Office show that more than 770,000 Swiss citizens lived abroad on 31 December 2019.

About 182,000 Swiss citizens living abroad are registered on an electoral roll. This corresponds to the number of eligible voters in the canton of Neuchâtel.

SWISSCOMMUNITY

Statistics

At the end of 2019, 770,900 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.

31 362

Swiss citizens emigrated in 2019.

Federal Statistical Office

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

Jézael Fritsche

Jézael Fritsche

Head of Communications & Marketing
+41 31 356 61 17
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