Gross domestic product fell in almost all cantons in 2020

Neuchâtel, 21.10.2022 - 2020 was marked by the COVID-19 pandemic, which affected the entire regional economic fabric in Switzerland. National growth in gross domestic product (GDP) fell to –2.4% at the previous year's prices and almost all cantons recorded a decline in activity. Jura was the most affected (–8.5%), followed by Neuchâtel (–6.5%), Glarus (–5.3%) and Ticino (–5.2%). Only the cantons of Zug (1.6%) and Schaffhausen (0.7%) recorded an increase. These figures come from the latest estimates of the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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