GDP quarterly estimates

Each quarter, the SECO estimates the GDP and its components. The main purpose of these estimations is to provide data that allow for an assessment of the cyclical development of the main macroeconomic aggregats in a timely adequate and credible manner.

Gross domestic product in the 4th quarter of 2018: return to moderate growth

Switzerland’s GDP rose by 0.2% in the 4th quarter of 2018. Manufacturing saw dynamic growth. Concurrently, exports of goods increased significantly. In contrast, domestic demand stagnated. GDP growth was 2.5% for 2018 as a whole.

Real Gross Domestic Product


Seasonally and calendar adjusted volumes, growth rates not annualized.

Further information 



Release calendar 2019

Q1 2019 published on
Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 7:45

Q2 2019 published on
Thursday, September 5, 2019, 7:45

Q3 201 published on
Thursday, November 28, 2019, 7:45

Last modification 27.02.2019

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