Healthcare costs

Healthcare costs

A new working paper by the Federal Finance Administration shows how binding targets could curb healthcare expenditure growth.

Government debt

Government debt

How does government debt arise, and to whom does the Confederation owe CHF 100 billion? Questions and answers on the topic.

E-bill

E-bill

Since the beginning of 2016, federal suppliers have been obliged to submit electronic invoices. Since then, the amount of e-bills has increased to around 60%.

2019 budget

2019 budget

The Federal Council materially approved the 2019 budget with the integrated task and financial plan (ITFP) for 2020 to 2022. It expects a surplus of CHF 1.3 billion in the 2019 budget.

Key topics

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Debt brake

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

Debt brake

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Federal budget

Public finances at federal level – a transparent financial report provides detailed information on the Federal Treasury's receipts and expenditure

Federal finances at a glanceState financial statements

Publications

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Financial statistics

Public finances at general government level (Confederation, cantons, communes and social security funds) allow for national and international comparisons.

Reporting / Key figures

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National fiscal equalization

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

FFA vacancies

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Datas

08.03.2018 / 2016 State indicators

Deficit/surplus ratio (% GDP)
0.4%
Tax-to-GDP ratio (% GDP)
27.8%
General government expenditure ratio (% GDP)
33.0%
Debt ratio (% GDP)
29.1%

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