Business Location

Canton Solothurn

Place Solothurn
Total area 791 km2
Administrative units 5
Municipalities 109
Population 285'901 (31.12.2022)
Foreign Population 25.0%
Number of employed people 142'239
Number of businesses 17'216 (31.12.2022)
Per capita gross domestic product 65'237 CHF(2020)
Economic sectors 2.8% agriculture
25% industry
72.2% service
Economic centers Solothurn, Olten, Grenchen,
Key industries

Medtech, precision industry,
watchmaking, logistics

Well-known brands Breitling, Mondaine, Porsche Design
JURA, Schaerer, Studer Cables, Storen Schenker
DePuy Synthes, Mathys Medical, Stryker, Ypsomed
Alpiq, BKW, Biogen, Bell, SBB
Coop, Migros Verteilbetriebe, Murpf

Swiss quality reigns in the Canton of Solothurn: Innovation, precision, and reliability. We look forward to presenting you the advantages of our business location and providing you with pertinent information.