Switzerland Basic Facts  

 
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Population 2009 ..........................................................7,604,000
GDP per capita 2009 (PPP method, US$)........... 41,600
GDP 2009 (APPP US$ billions)................ 316.3
Unemployment.....................................................................3.6%

Average annual growth 1991-97
Population (%) ....... .7
Labor force (%) ....... 1.0

Total Area..................................................................15,942 sq. mi.
Urban population (% of total population) ............................... 62
Life expectancy at birth (years)..................................................... 79
Infant mortality (per 1,000 live births)........................................ 5
Access to safe water (% of population) ....................................100
Illiteracy (% of population age 15+) ............................................. 4