Swiss Victim support: compensation and reparations at lowest level, increase in consultations

For the year 2021 as a whole, victim support centres recorded 44633 consultations, corresponding to an increase of 3 % compared with the previous year. The amount of compensation and reparations awarded to victims or their relatives was at its lowest level since statistics began. CHF 4.8 million were allocated, a decrease of 10 % compared with 2020. These figures come from the latest survey by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO) on victim support as defined by law.