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Switzerland

Switzerland Culture Stats

Definitions

  • Food and drink > Beer consumption: Total national beer consumption (litres).
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date: The date when the first McDonald's outlet opened in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location: City or neighborhood of the first McDonald's in each country.
  • Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes: Facts and peculiarities regarding the opening of a McDonald's in each country.
  • Happy Planet Index: The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is calculated from three components: Perceived well-being, life expectancy and ecological footprint. A higher value indicates a happier population.
  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws: Anti-discrimination (sexual orientation).

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts: Same-sex sexual activity.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships: Recognition of relationships.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption: Same-sex adoption.

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  • Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage: Same-sex marriage.

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  • Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys: Boys.
  • Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls: Percent of girls aged 11-15 years who report to ever have had sexual intercourse.
  • Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year: This list compares the average annual consumption of cigarettes per adult in countries around the world. Ten european countries top the list, all located at the East of the continent, with the exception of Greece. Developed asian countries like China, South Korea and Japan also register high cigarette consumption, while Africa hosts the countries with less consumption.
  • Well being > Experienced well-being: Experienced well-being data is collected by the Gallup World Poll, by surveying people on how they feel about the quality of their life on scale from 0 (the worst possible life) to 10 (the best possible life).
  • World Heritage Sites: Cultural sites.

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Food and drink > Beer consumption 453 million L 2014 27th out of 40
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet date October 20, 1976 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet location Geneva 2012
Food and drink > Fast food > McDonalds > First outlet notes see McDonald's Switzerland 2012
Happy Planet Index 50.3 2012 34th out of 50
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans some anti-gay discrimination 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Legality of homosexual acts Legal ( Geneva , Vaud , Valais and Ticino : since 1798 Nationwide since 1942) UN decl. sign. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Recognition of gay relationships Registered partnership since 2007 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex adoption / Biological step-child adoption only. 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage (proposed) 2014
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old boys 24.1% 2012 16th out of 24
Sexuality > Sexually experienced 15-year-old girls 20.3% 2012 10th out of 24
Smoking > Cigarettes per adult per year 1,722 2014 20th out of 184
Well being > Experienced well-being 7.5 2012 2nd out of 50
World Heritage Sites 8 2014 23th out of 140

SOURCES: Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights in Asia (Central Asia); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Central Europe); Wikipedia: Virginity (Prevalence of sexually experienced 15-year-olds based on self-reports) (Godeau, Emmanuelle; Nic Gabhainn, Saoirse; Vignes, Ce´line; Ross, Jim; Boyce, Will; Todd, Joanna. "Contraceptive Use by 15-Year-Old Students at Their Last Sexual Intercourse Results From 24 Countries" . Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine 162 (1) . Retrieved 14 January 2012 ., See here and pages 47-49 for views on what constitutes virginity loss and therefore sexual intercourse or other sexual activity; source discusses how gay and lesbian individuals define virginity loss, and how the majority of researchers and heterosexuals define virginity loss/"technical virginity" by whether or not a person has engaged in penile-vaginal sex. Laura M. Carpenter (2005). Virginity Lost: An Intimate Portrait of First Sexual Experiences . NYU Press . pp. 295 pages. ISBN 0-8147-1652-0 . Retrieved October 9, 2011 . A. Leigh, Jennifer (June 27, 2009). "Male Virginity Myths" . Psychology Today . Retrieved October 9, 2011 ., Bozon, Michael. 'At what age do women and men have their first sexual intercourse? World comparisons and recent trends'. Population and Societies 391 (2003) 1–4.); http://www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc/documents/godeau_2008_contraceptive_use_apam_1621_6673.pdf, Emmanuelle Godeau, Saoirse Nic Gabhainn, Celine Vignes, Jim Ross, Will Boyce, Joanna Todd, ARCH PEDIATR ADOLESC MED/VOL 162 (NO. 1), JAN 2008. p 2.; Wikipedia: List of countries by cigarette consumption per capita (List); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)

Citation

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Switzerland Culture Profiles (Subcategories)

Arts 4 Sexuality 11
Food and drink 13
  • Switzerland ranked second for agricultural machinery > tractors per 100 hectares of arable land amongst Christian countries in 2003.
  • Switzerland ranked first for produce > cereal > cereal yield > kg per hectare amongst Landlocked countries in 2012.