With around 27,000 inhabitants and over 32,000 jobs the attractive business city of Zug scores highly with clear location advantages. Located in the centre of Switzerland and Europe and well connected, the city offers companies an international, stable and business-friendly environment. Its advantages are without doubt its versatility of services, trade and industry, as well as the high standard of education with highly qualified staff. The low tax burden and the cooperative mentality of the authorities are other key factors contributing to the prosperity of the Zug business area. Its high quality of life and recreation area with lakes and mountains also create an optimal environment for employees.
The potential the business area of Zug has to offer can be seen in its rapid development. In the past 50 years, the number of jobs in the canton has quadrupled. According to Credit Suisse’s annually measured locational quality indicator (SQI), which shows the economic attractiveness of the individual cantons, the canton of Zug is, alongside Zurich, the most attractive business location in Switzerland.