In 2019, 2,722,000 people, or just under 38%, of the permanent resident population aged 15 and over had a migration background.
Switzerland ranks between the UK and Canada for the number of refugees granted legal asylum.
Numbers from Asylum applicants and temporary admission granted.
*Data source: European Council on Refugee & Exiles
- Pashto & Dari
40.8% of the incoming populations speak English and 70% speak one of the three languages spoken in Switzerland (German, French, or Italian.)
*Data source: Federal Statistics Office
40.8% of refugees speak English.
Service Occupations or Sales16%
Equipment and Machinery Operations12%
*Shown as a % of immigrants in the field of labor.
**Data source: Swiss Labor Statistics
*Data source: Stastik - Switzerland
*Data source: Save the Children