Global Property Guide

Financial Information for the Residential Property Buyer


Taxes on Residents (Average Rate) - Switzerland Compared to Europe

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Iceland 6.03%
Romania 5.40%
Moldova 4.33%
Malta 4.29%
Bulgaria 4.20%
Ireland 4.15%
Croatia 3.82%
Albania 3.53%
Lithuania 3.51%
Serbia 3.32%
Spain 3.26%
Slovak Rep. 3.19%
Slovenia 3.08%
Latvia 2.84%
Poland 2.74%
Ukraine 2.73%
Cyprus 2.68%
Czech Rep. 2.44%
Montenegro 2.40%
Macedonia 2.30%
Hungary 2.22%
Bosnia & H. 2.22%
Estonia 2.18%
Turkey 1.80%
Luxembourg 1.79%
Portugal 1.76%
Sweden 1.69%
Netherlands 1.65%
Finland 1.64%
Italy 1.10%
UK 0.97%
Germany 0.86%
Denmark 0.83%
France 0.78%
Greece 0.70%
Belgium 0.53%
Switzerland 0.31%
Austria 0.20%
Norway 0.18%
Russia -0.21%
Belarus -2.82%

Switzerland: Taxes on residents

The percentage of gross earnings given up in tax, including any social security contributions. Calculated for a single worker without children, earning 100 % of the average wage, for selected OECD countries.

Source: OECD Tax Database


Switzerland publishes good housing statistics. The Swiss National Bank (SNB) has real estate price index, construction cost indices, residential construction activities and mortgage rates. Rent statistics are produced by Swiss Federal Statistical Office (SFSO). Both sites publish general economics statistics.