What impact will an ageing population have on Switzerland’s future ?
Basic demographic concepts and pension funding are explained.
Note: This unit is currently being revised. An updated version will be available in Summer 2022.
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Swissinfo. A series of graphics helps to explain the global phenomenon of aging population and its many implications. (08.07.2018)
Financial Times. Will the rising number of retirees cause inflation and help lift the economy? (25.10.2016)
Swiss Federal Statistical Office. An overview of the scenarios for population development in Switzerland from 2015-2045. Only available in German or French.
Concept: Iconomix, in cooperation with Swiss Federal Statistical Office (SFSO)
Author of simulation and presentation: Jacqueline Kucera und Raymond Kohli, Swiss Federal Statistical Office (SFSO)
Author of task sets and commentary for teachers: Iconomix
Design of printed material: clearbrand gmbh, Zurich
Translation of simulation and presentation: Swiss Federal Statistical Office (SFSO)
Translation & proofreading: SNB Language Services
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