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Facts & Figures in brief


The "Indicators" section provides a quick overview of the economic development. The sustainable development indicators deal not only with socio-economic progress but also, among other things, with demographic changes, climate change and natural resources. Another set of indicators covers quality of life aspects.

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Key figures

Population30.09.201581.8 Mill.
Persons in employment1st Quarter 201643.1 Mill.
Economic growth (GDP)1st Quarter 20160.7%
Inflation rateApril 2016-0.1%
Share in gross domestic product
Net lending20150.7%
Public debt201571.2%

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