|Total area||791 km2|
|Number of employed people||141'551|
|Number of businesses||16'609 (2021)|
|Per capita gross domestic product||68'846 CHF (2019)|
|Economic sectors||2.9% agriculture |
|Economic centers||Solothurn, Olten, Grenchen, |
|Key industries|| |
Medtech, precision industry,
|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.
A hotspot of medical technology
Inside Switzerland the Canton of Solothurn is a hotspot of the medical technology. As a pioneer in the field the Canton Solothurn has easy access to the know-how in fine-mechanics and handwork of the Swiss watch industry.