- The corona pandemic did not have a negative impact on the subjective well-being of the population in the first half of the year.
- According to the results of a study by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO), however, trust in the political system has increased significantly.
- Many Swiss people worried about the future financial situation and job security.
The Covid 19 pandemic in Switzerland has so far had no impact on satisfaction with current life and personal relationships, the feeling of happiness or the self-perceived state of health, according to a statement from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
According to the current study by the FSO, Link opens in a new window Switzerland was already among the best placed countries in Europe in terms of subjective well-being before the global corona health crisis. 38 percent of the Swiss resident population participated in the 2018 survey, Link opens in a new window described as very satisfied with their current life. In Europe, this value was significantly lower at 25 percent.
Every second person worries about their job
It also said that confidence in the political system has increased significantly. During the partial shutdown in spring, the proportion of people who stated that they had high or very high trust in the political system rose from 47.5 percent to 54.0 percent. Trust has grown particularly among people over the age of 65, women, people of Swiss nationality and people with a higher level of education.
In the corona crisis, however, worries were about the future financial situation and job security. The proportion of the working population who rated the risk of losing their job as very low fell significantly during the first corona wave, namely from 64.2 percent to 53.5 percent.
According to the FSO, men, foreigners and people with financial difficulties in particular expressed fears of lower job security.
Over 12,000 interviews were included
With the FSO study on income and living conditions (SILC), which provides information on poverty and living conditions in Switzerland every year, the effects on living conditions were measured and presented for the first time. According to the FSO, the interviews for SILC 2020 took place from January to June 2020.
This survey period covers the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic and enables a differentiation between the time before the partial lockdown in Switzerland (up to March 16, 7507 questionnaires answered) and the time during the partial lockdown (March 16 to March 20). June, 4864 questionnaire), it says.
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