Debt management

Debt management

The Confederation has debt of almost CHF 110 billion, and around CHF 75 billion of this is money and capital market debt. In the last two years, this market debt rose for the first time in more than ten years as a result of the pandemic. Investor interest in Confederation bonds remains strong.

Publication of state financial statements for 2021

Publication of state financial statements for 2021

The state financial statements for 2021 are now available in electronic format.

Reducing COVID-19 debt

Reducing COVID-19 debt

The Federal Council has approved the dispatch on the reduction of the Corona-related debt. Five questions on the topic.

Covid-19: Impact on federal finances

Covid-19: Impact on federal finances

The pandemic has had a profound impact on federal finances. However, Switzerland's low government debt means that it is well positioned.

Key topics

The rule not to spend more than you earn ensures a sustainable fiscal policy.

Debt brake

Publications

On this picture you can see some covers of a few publications of the Federal Finance Administration.

Various equalization mechanisms (e.g. resource equalization and cost compensation) reduce the cantonal differences and increase efficiency.

available in German, French and Italian

FFA vacancies

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Data centre

Are you looking for figures on the federal budget? You can view graphical data series in our data centre.

Datas


Term
2055
Amount
239.020 mn
Return
0.886%

29.03.2022 / 2021 State indicators

Deficit/surplus ratio (% GDP)
-0.7%
Tax-to-GDP ratio (% GDP)
27.3%
General government expenditure ratio (% GDP)
34.5%
Debt ratio (% GDP)
27.5%

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