Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product in the second quarter of 2021: domestic economy recovering from second COVID slump

Swiss GDP grew by 1.8 % after contracting 0.4 % in the first quarter. Value added grew markedly in the service sector as a result of relaxed COVID measures. Private consumption recovered strongly. Industry also grew, although not as strongly as in previous quarters. In the second quarter, total GDP was only 0.5 % lower than the pre-crisis level seen in the fourth quarter of 2019.

GDP, seasonally adjusted volumes




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3rd quarter of 2021
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