Structural survey of the 2010 federal population census – 200,000 more households owners of their dwelling in ten years

Neuchâtel, 28.03.2013 - (FSO) - At the end of 2010, the proportion of dwellings occupied by their owners rose to 36.8% in Switzerland overall. At the same time, the average rent paid for a three-room dwelling was CHF 1216 in Switzerland as a whole. With the publication of these results from the 2010 Structural Survey, the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) is making available up-to-date data on housing conditions in Switzerland for the first time since the 2000 Population Census.

This press release and further information on this topic can be found on the FSO website (see link below)

Address for enquiries

Christelle Bérard Bourban, FSO, Section Buildings and Dwellings, 032 71 36634,
Katrin Imwinkelried, FSO, Section Buildings and Dwellings, 032 713 66 39,


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