Datasets

The SNC database consists of the following datasets:

  • 2000 census: All people living in Switzerland on the 5.12.2000 had to fill out several questionnaires: one for each person (personal record), one for the household (household record with information on number of people living together etc.) and one for the building (building record (only if applicable) with information on the building, like number of flats, heating etc.)
  • 1990 census: Similar to 2000 census
  • Mortality data: All death records from 1991 up to 2008 have been linked to the correspondent census. The record contain socio demographic information as well as information about causes of death.
Datasets
Number of Records Number of Variables
2000 census – person records
7’452’075
172
2000 census – household records
3’429’579
204
2000 census – building records
1’465’891
48
1990 census - person records
7’086’314
102
1990 census – household records
3’139’852
161
1990 census – building records
3’223’623
66
Mortality 1991 – 2008
1’122’239
116
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