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Economy of Liechtenstein

Population: 37 thousand in 20131

GDP: $5.1 billion in 20102

GDP per capita: $134,617 nominal3 ($89,400 PPP4) in 2009

GDP growth rate: 1.8% in 20125


GDP by Industry 20126

Industry sectorValue added ($ millions) 2012Percent of total
Other activities2,90145.9%
Wholesale, retail trade, restaurants and hotels1,14818.2%
Transport, storage and communication5248.3%
Mining and utilities1362.2%
Agriculture, hunting, forestry, fishing500.8%
Total value added6,324100%


Unemployment rate: 2.3% in 20127

Employment by Industry 20138

Employment sector Employees (thousands) 2013Percent of total
Professional, scientific and technical2.513.2%
Wholesale trade, retail trade and repair of motor vehicles1.78.8%
Finance and insurance1.68.3%
Human health and social work1.58.2%
Public administration and defence0.87.9%
Administrative and support service0.84.2%
Accommodation and food service0.63.2%
Transportation and storage0.62.9%
Other service0.52.7%
Information and communication0.42.1%
Arts, entertainment and recreation0.21.3%
Agriculture, forestry and fishing0.21.3%
Electricity, gas, steam and air conditioning0.20.9%
Activities of households as employers0.10.7%
Real estate0.10.4%
Water supply, sewerage and waste management0.10.4%
Extraterritorial organizations and bodies0.030.2%
Mining and quarrying0.030.2%
Total employment19100%


Top 10 Corporations by Revenue 20139



Household Wealth: N/A

Household Wealth per Adult: N/A

Gini Coefficient: N/A


Central Government

Central Government Revenue: $995 million (20% of GDP) in 201310

Central Government Expenditure: $890 million (18% of GDP) in 201310

Central Government Budget Balance: +$105 million (+2% of GDP) in 201310

Central Government Public Debt: N/A

Central Government 10 Year Bond Interest Rate: N/A

Government Funds


Tax Structure

Individual Income Tax Rates and Thresholds in 201311

Corporate Tax Rate: 12.5% in 201412

Monetary Policy

Money Supply (M0, Swiss Franc): $374 billion (58% of GDP) in Nov 2014* 13

Benchmark Interest Rate (Swiss Franc): -1.25% to -0.25% on Jan 154, 201514

Total Reserves: N/A

Exchange Rate: 0.94 Swiss Francs = 1 U.S. Dollar on Feb 18, 201515

Inflation: -0.7% in 201216

* Money supply calculated using the exchange rate 0.94 CHF = 1 USD

Financial Institutions

Top 10 Financial Institutions by Assets 201317

N/A (data not available at Relbanks.com)

International Accounts

Exports: $3.8 billion (75% of GDP) in 201318

Imports: $2.1 billion (42% of GDP) in 201318

Trade Balance: +$1.7 billion (+33% of GDP) in 201318

Foreign Direct Investment Inflow: N/A

Foreign Direct Investment Outflow: N/A

Foreign Aid Inflow: N/A

Foreign Aid Outflow: N/A


1. Source: World Bank Indicators (Population) Go back
2. Source: World Bank Indicators (GDP) Go back
3. Source: World Bank Indicators (GDP per capita) Go back
4. Source: CIA World Factbook (GDP per capita PPP) Go back
5. Source: CIA World Factbook (GDP growth rate) Go back
6. Source: United Nations Statistics Division (GDP by industry) Go back
7. Source: CIA World Factbook (Unemployment rate) Go back
8. Source: International Labor Organization, ILOSTAT, Downloads (Employment by economic activity) Go back
9. Source: Annual reports (Corporate data) Go back
10. Source: CIA World Factbook (Government budget) Go back
11. Source: Ernst & Young, Worldwide Personal Tax Guide (Individual tax rates) Go back
12. Source: Tax Foundation (Corporate tax rate) Go back
13. Source: Swiss National Bank, Monetary statistics (Money supply) Go back
14. Source: Swiss National Bank, Target range (Benchmark interest rate) Go back
15. Source: Yahoo Finance (Exchange rate) Go back
16. Source: CIA World Factbook (Inflation rate) Go back
17. Source: Relbanks.com (Financial institutions by assets) Go back
18. Source: CIA World Factbook (Trade data) Go back