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Swiss in China – Chinese in Switzerland

The population of Swiss citizen living in China has stabilized. As of 2016, a total of 3989 Swiss were living in China. More than half of them (2275) in Hong Kong. This is only a small increase compared to 2015, when the number was 3866 Swiss living in China. (source: eda)

In return, there were 14’556 Chinese citizens living in Switzerland (permit L, B, C). Most of them in the canton of Vaud with 3403, closely followed by the canton of Zurich with 3402. (source: sem)

2 comments on “Swiss in China – Chinese in Switzerland

  1. would be interesting to know their Profession?

    • Hey Sam, interesting point! I actually want to do a series on the topic so I will definitely look into that. Greetings, Sandra

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