Facts and figures

PostFinance achieved an encouraging profit for the year of 430 million francs in 2015, exceeding the previous year’s result by 54 million francs.

Annual earnings before taxes (CHF m)

On balance, we generated earnings before tax (EBT) of 574.6 million francs in the 2015 financial year. This represents an increase of 102 million francs or 21.6 percent over the previous year.

Earnings before tax in 2015 amount to CHF 575 million. Earnings before tax in 2014 amounted to CHF 473 million. Earnings before tax in 2013 amounted to CHF 856 million. Earnings before tax in 2012 amounted to CHF 619 million. Earnings before tax in 2011 amounted to CHF 591 million.

Headcount (full-time positions on annual average)

Employees sharing enthusiasm: Over the past few years, PostFinance has shown strong growth. Around 2000 new jobs have been created since 2001.

Between 2011 and 2015 the number of full-time equivalents rose from 3,422 to 3,571.

Number of Customers (in million)

PostFinance is one of Switzerland's leading retail financial institutions. More and more often it is the customer's first choice for all their financial concerns – which is why the number of customers has risen over the last few years.


Transaction volumes (in million)

Every day PostFinance, thanks to its high-performance and secure systems, ensures that payment transactions run smoothly, both domestically and internationally. With more than one billion transactions processed, PostFinance is the clear market leader in Swiss payment transactions. The significant increase in the volume of transactions over the past ten years bears witness to this fact.

Number of transactions / The number of transactions has risen from 27 million to 1020 million since 1920.

E-finance users (in million)

PostFinance is the market leader in Switzerland today with over 1.6 million clients already managing their finances online.

E-finance users / The number of e-finance users has risen from 1.350 to 1.683 million since 2011.

Number of customer accounts (in thousand)

The number of customer accounts rose from 38,000 in 1920 to 4.835 million in 2015.

Number of customer accounts / The number of customer accounts has risen from 38,000 in 1920 to 4.835 million in 2015.

Customer deposits (in million CHF)

Increasing numbers of customers are entrusting PostFinance with their money. Customer assets managed by PostFinance have increased steadily over the past few years. PostFinance is committed to selecting long-term, high quality investments for customer deposits.

Customer deposits / Customer deposits have risen from CHF 98,828 million to CHF 114,866 million since 2011

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