The Federal Authorities
of the Swiss Confederation

Title 3 : Confederation, Cantons and Communes
Chapter 2: Powers
Section 3: Education, Research and Culture
< Art. 64a Continuing education and training
> Art. 66 Education grants

Art. 65 Statistics

1 The Confederation shall compile the necessary statistical data on the status and trends in the population, the economy, society, education, research, the land and the environment in Switzerland.1

2 It may issue regulations on the harmonisation and maintenance of official registers in order to reduce the cost of compiling data.


1 Adopted by the popular vote of 21 May 2006 (Federal Decree of 16 Dec. 2005, Federal Council Decree of 27 July 2006 – AS 2006 3033; BBl 2005 5479 5547 7273, 2006 6725).

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