Facts & figures

Working in the service of Switzerland

The Federal Office for Customs and Border Security provides comprehensive security at the border – for the benefit of the public, the business community and the state. Would you like to know what we have achieved in the past year? Here you will find everything from species protection to customs clearance and the respective figures.

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Receipts

The FOCBS generates a significant share of the Confederation's receipts each year.

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Narcotics

End of the road at border control – FOCBS employees seize drugs every day.

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Dangerous pills

Medicinal products bought online often have the wrong dosage or contain dangerous substances.

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Migration

Significantly more migrants resided illegally in Switzerland.

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Animals and plants

For certain animals and plants, the Swiss border signals: Stop!

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A day at the border

This is how much the employees of the FOCBS achieve during an average day. Did you know?

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FOCBS employees

24/7/365 im Einsatz für die Sicherheit der Schweiz

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Facts and figures overview

The key facts and figures on FOCBS operations in 2021, summarised in one document.

DaziT facts & figures

The DaziT programme was officially launched on 1 January 2018. Take a look at some figures so far.