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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of Swiss Confederation marketable debt issuance data from 1970 to 2016

From: Confederation debt management since 1970

  All Bonds Bills Notes
Number of issues 3098 1085 1373 640
CHF (millions)
 Total 1,218,711 196,006 992,494 30,211
 Mean 393 181 723 47
 SD 396 233 329 66
 Min 1 1 75 1
 Max 2512 1553 2512 385
Term to maturity
 Mean 5.4 14.5 0.3 1.0
 SD 8.7 9.4 0.2 1.1
 Min 0.1 2.0 0.1 0.1
 Max 50.0 50.0 1.0 8.0
Yield (%)
 Mean 2.756% 3.191% 1.809% 4.049%
 SD 2.075% 1.325% 2.203% 1.880%
 Min − 1.521% − 0.545% − 1.521% 0.110%
 Max 9.102% 7.815% 9.102% 8.875%