Economic Forecast

As of the last quarter of 2018, in Switzerland, we have been conducting a market analysis of the expectations of entrepreneurs regarding their business development in their respective field of business. This analysis will also be expanded to Germany and Austria in 2019. The aim of the study is to show how individual companies position themselves in their industry and how their own expectations match those of their industry. Subsequently, all participants will receive an individual analysis of their market positions.

Results Switzerland 4th Quarter 2018


Expectation by Industry

INDUSTRY RANK
Personal Services
100
Health and Social Work
96
Agriculture and Forestry
92
Hospitality and Gastronomy
88
Art, Entertainment and Recreation
84
Financial and Insurance Services
80
Education
76
Scientific and Technical Services
73
Economic Services
69
Information and Communication
65
Manufactured Goods
61
Real Estate and Housing
57
Trade
53
Transportation and Storage
45
Construction Industry
37

The industry positions are interpreted as follows: The value indicates where this industry is in terms of the answers from all industries. A value above 50 means an overall positive rating of the industry. The higher the value, the more positive the industry was assessed.

Expectations by Region

REGION RANK
Zug
100
Basel City
97
Schaffhausen
94
Wallis
91
Thurgau
88
Aargau
85
Luzern
82
Nidwalden
79
Graubünden
76
Schwyz
73
Bern
70
Appenzell
67
Basel Country
64
Freiburg
61
St. Gallen
58
Zürich
55
Solothurn
52

The regional position is interpreted the same as explained for the industry position above.

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No information about financial figures are collected; these are purely personal assessments in the market. As an independent research company, our surveys do not represent any political views nor do we act on behalf of external clients. We protect all personal data in accordance with the Swiss Data Protection Act, the European Basic Data Protection Regulation and our guarantee of confidentiality.