Living and Working in Switzerland

Work and Economy

Work and Economy

Global Competitveness Index

A few facts about the Swiss economy:

  • Highest competitiveness degree in the world (1st place).
  • Second highest globalisation degree.
  • GDP per capita CHF 61'000, 4th place.
  • First place in basic research.

Swiss engineering and high-tech know how are world class and utilised around the globe:

  • Micro- und nanotechnology
  • Sensors and optical engineering
  • Automobile supply
  • Communications
  • Packaging industry
  • Machine and tool industry
  • Mechatronics
  • Automation
  • Plastics
  • Medical technology