Publications and statistics

Globus «Swiss Emigration» Statistics Returning Your stay abroad Emigrating Living abroad
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Swissemigration issues various publications (country guides and information) and statistics on various topics:

Your stay abroad

What aspects require special attention when travelling abroad or going to another country to study a language, study at an educational institution, or work as an au pair?


What is important when emigrating to another country? Read our guides if you plan to live and work or retire abroad.

Living abroad

Consult the FDFA’s guide «Advice for Swiss Nationals Abroad» and country information on the main emigration destinations.


Our statistics provide information on the most popular emigration destinations and the largest Swiss communities abroad.


From questions ranging how to go about re-entering the country, registering with the local authorities and looking for a job: The guide «Returning to Switzerland» provides answers to returning Swiss citizens.