Gross domestic product

Gross domestic product in the first quarter of 2021: recovery of the domestic economy interrupted

Switzerland’s GDP fell by 0.5 % after growing by 0.1 % in the 4th quarter. Value added dropped significantly in the service sector following the tightening of measures designed to contain the coronavirus pandemic. Private consumption also contracted sharply. By contrast, industry grew markedly and prevented a greater decline in GDP. There was no repeat of the economic slump experienced in spring 2020.

GDP, seasonally adjusted volumes




Provisional publication schedule

2nd quarter of 2021
Thursday, 2 September 2021, 9:00

3rd quarter of 2021
Friday, 26 November 2021, 9:00

Last modification 31.05.2021

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State Secretariat for Economic Affairs SECO

Economic Policy Directorate
Short Term Economic Analyses

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