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Week in Numbers Train tourists, red noses and the Fish of the Year

The train on Jungfraujoch pictured below the Eiger's north face

Almost every article published by contains a percentage, an age, an amount of money or some other figure. Here’s a round-up of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.



The number of copies printed of the official Swiss government photo for 2019. Can you name the Swiss president for the year? 




Around 35,000 people used the Nez Rouge (red nose) volunteer driver service in 2018 to get home safely after being out on the town. 




The amount, in tonnes, of perch caught in Switzerland every year. The European perch has been named Fish of the Year




Former Formula 1 racing star Michael Schumacher turned 50. He has been cared for in Switzerland since sustaining severe head injuries while skiing five years ago. No information exists on his condition. 




Asian tourists paved the way for a record number of visitors to Europe’s highest railway station – the Jungfraujoch in Switzerland. Jungfrau Railways saw 1,067,000 passengers last year, the third time the million landmark has been breached in the past four years.

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