Switzerland

Region: Europe and North America
 

Classification of economies by geographic region is based on that of the United Nations Statistics Division.

High Income
 

Based on the income levels set out by the World Economic Forum (WEF) in its Global Competitiveness Report. However, the groupings are slightly different due to the numbers of economies covered. For GEM, the low income group contains both those classified as low income and lower middle by WEF, and the middle income group has those that WEF groups as upper middle. High income is the same for both GEM and WEF.

Population: 8.2 million
GDP: $664.6 billion
GDP Per Capita: $80,675

Switzerland Reports

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GEM Report on Switzerland 2017/18
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  • Year of publication: 2017
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2017-06-28

  • The 2016 / 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor Report on Switzerland, supported by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), illustrates national differences in entrepreneurial activity between economies, revealing the factors that determine the nature and level of national entrepreneurial activity, and identifying policy implications for enhancing entrepreneurship in Switzerland.
  • URL: https://gemconsortium.org/report/49846
GEM Switzerland 2016/2017 Report
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GEM Switzerland 2015/2016 Report
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  • Year of publication: 2015
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2015-06-30

  • The results of GEM Switzerland 2014 reveal a general reluctance to start-up - in spite of excellent economic conditions and a low fear of failure. This tendency is particularly pronounced among the young (18-24 year olds). There is also a divide along linguistic lines.
  • URL: https://gemconsortium.org/report/49187
GEM Switzerland 2014 Report
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  • Year of publication: 2014
  • Category: National Reports
  • Language: English
  • Upload date: 2015-03-27

  • In the 2013 census, perceived opportunities to start a business were higher in Switzerland than in previous years. Switzerland ranks above the average of innovationbased countries. What is particularly noticeable is the fact that Fear of Failure has clearly lessened in the past few years, and in 2013 was even lower than in the USA.
  • URL: https://gemconsortium.org/report/48839
GEM Switzerland 2013 Report
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