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Switzerland

Switzerland Culture Stats

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STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Arts > Fine art exports 1.23 billion 2010 3rd out of 5
Arts > Fine art exports per capita 157.18 2010 1st out of 5
Arts > Fine art imports 1.66 billion 2010 3rd out of 5
Arts > Fine art imports per capita 211.72 2010 1st out of 5
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > All drinks 11.06 2005 33th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Beer 3.1 2005 51st out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Homemade and illegal drinks 0.5 2005 131st out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Legal sources 10.56 2005 22nd out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Other alcoholic drinks 0.1 2005 65th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Spirits 1.8 2005 63th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Alcohol consumed from > Wine 5.1 2005 7th out of 187
Food and drink > Alcohol > Litres of pure alcohol drunk per year 10.83 2003 16th out of 178
Food and drink > Beer consumption 453 million L 2014 27th out of 40
Food and drink > Cheese consumption per capita per year 20.8 kg 2011 7th out of 20
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
Pets > Animal cropping (legal status) Banned 2001
Pets > Animal cropping ban or restriction date 1997 2001
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Anti-discrimination laws Bans some anti-gay discrimination 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > LGBT individual may petition to adopt a child Yes 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 couple may jointly petition to adopt a child No 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex couples are allowed to foster or stepchild foster Yes 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex marriage (proposed) 2014
Sexuality > Homosexuality > Same-sex partner may petition to adopt partner's child No 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
Smoking > Tobacco vending machine legal status Sales from machines are age restricted in 17 out of 26 cantons (11 cantons - under 16; 6 cantons - under 18). The remaining cantons have no age limit. 2008
Well being > Experienced well-being 7.5 2012 2nd out of 50
World Heritage Sites 8 2014 23th out of 140

SOURCES: http://comtrade.un.org/; http://comtrade.un.org/. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff.; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation, 2011. p. 273 ff. ; Global status report on alcohol and health, World Health Organisation. p. 273 ff. ; World Health Organization. Source tables; Per Capita Beer Consumption by Country in 2012, Kirin Holdings Company. Table 3.; Wikipedia: Cheese (Total cheese consumption per capita per year) ("Total and Retail Cheese Consumption – Kilograms per Capita" . Canadian Dairy Information Centre . Retrieved 2013-05-20 ., , Cidilait, ''Le fromage'', Cheese Consumption Continues to Rise); Wikipedia: List of countries with McDonald's restaurants (Countries and territories with a McDonald's outlet); http://www.happyplanetindex.org/data/; Wikipedia: Cropping (animal) (Status by country); Wikipedia: LGBT rights by country or territory (Australasia); Wikipedia: LGBT adoption (European laws on adoption by same-sex couples); 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: Cigarette machine (Tobacco vending machine prevalence by country) ("Japanese smokers to face age test" . BBC . 2008-12-06 . Retrieved 2008-03-07 .); Wikipedia: Table of World Heritage Sites by country (Table of World Heritage Sites)

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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.