Population, economic growth, value added, sectoral structure and employment. Here you can find the most important macroeconomic figures and charts for the business location Basel.
|Households||98'204||98'469||0.3 % (Δ 16-17)|
|Percentage of foreigners||32.8 %||35.3 %||35.7 %||36.0 %||...|
|Youth quotient||25.8 %||25.8 %||26.0 %||26.3 %||...|
|Ageing quotient||31.8 %||30.9 %||30.6 %||30.6 %||...|
|Migration balance (foreign countries)||3'405||3'094||6.2 % (Δ 16-17)|
Explanations: The youth quotient results from the quantitative ratio between 0 to 19-year-old people and 20 to 64-year-old people.
The ageing quotient results from the quantitative ratio between people over 64 years and people aged 20 to 64 years.
Source: Statistical Office of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
|nominal GDP (CHF billion)||30.2||31.8||32.1||32.7|
|nominal GDP (CHF per capita)||163'145||166'878||166'933||169'622|
|growth in real GDP per capita||4.0 %||2.4 %||1.5 %||2.1 %|
|inflation||0.8 %||0.0 %||- 1.2 %||-0.2 %|
Source: BAK Economics, Statistical Office of the Canton of Basel-Stadt.
Regional economic performance
Sectoral structure: Value added
Sectoral concentration and productivity
Explanation: The coefficient of localisation is created to analyse the regional specialisations of the industries. It compares the ratio of employed persons of the industry with the average ratio of the sector for total employment. A value higher than 1 indicates that in Basel-Stadt the sector is represented higher than the Swiss average.
Data status 2016.
Source: BAK Economics, Statistical Office of the Canton of Basel-Stadt
|Employed persons||179'292||193'330||195'199||1.0 %|
|Unemployment rate||4.2 %||3.9 %||3.8 %||...|
|Cross-border commuters||31'371||35'731||35'900||0.5 %|
|Cross-border commuters ratio DE||46.2 %||47.8 %||47.5 %||...|
|Cross-border commuters ratio FR||53.4 %||51.3 %||51.6 %||...|
Source: BAK Economics (employed persons), Statistical Office of Basel-Stadt (unemployment rate) and Federal Statistical Office (BFS) (cross-border commuters).