Almost every article published by swissinfo.ch contains a percentage, an age, an amount of money or some other figure. Here’s a round-up of some of the most interesting statistics to appear in the past week’s stories.
One of two Coutts bankers who failed to report suspicious transactions linked to the $4.5 billion 1MDB Malaysian sovereign wealth fund scandal was fined CHF13,000, Swiss media uncovered. The other banker is appealing a fine.
Companies in Switzerland may benefit annually by over CHF3,000 per apprentice when they train their own staff from scratch, a report has found.
Jakob “Köbi” Kuhn, manager of the Swiss national football team from 2001 to 2008, has died aged 76 after a long illness.
The government expects consumers and businesses to benefit by CHF860 million as it plans to cut import duties for a wide range of industrial goods in 2022.
This is the number of people supporting a “Glacier Initiative” calling on the Swiss authorities to dramatically step up efforts to cut greenhouse gases by 2050.
The 300 richest people in Switzerland saw their fortunes increase by 4% overall in 2019, to reach CHF702 billion, according to a report.