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Single yearCumulative data from three consecutive annual surveysCumulative data from five consecutive annual surveysResults based on the reference date
(December 31)Results: meanResults: meanAnalyzes of population groups of at least 15,000 people are possibleEvaluations of population groups of at least 5,000 people are possibleAnalyzes of population groups of at least 3,000 people are possibleSample size of at least 200,000 respondentsSample size of at least 600,000 respondentsSample size of at least 1,000,000 respondentsSnapshots based on the reference dateEvaluation of phenomena that change in the medium term
Evaluation of phenomena that change in the long termBasic tables available for all subject areas at the level of Switzerland, language regions, cantons and urban / rural areas
Base tables are available for all subject areas either at district level or in more detailed thematic form as annual resultsBasic tables available for individual subject areas at city level or more detailed thematically as 3-year results
Recommended for…Recommended for…Recommended for…... snapshots of the
Population structure... evaluations of smaller population groups (both geographically and thematically)... evaluation of the smallest population groups (both geographically and thematically)Annual comparisons (time series) possibleMore detailed than the annual results and more up-to-date than the 5-year resultsConsolidation of the results more important than topicality