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Switzerland’s population in 2018

Switzerland is a landlocked mountainous country, situtated in Western and Central Europe, Its surrounded by five countries, Austria, France, Germany, Liechtenstein and Italy. Switzerland hasn’t got one official language but four: German, French, Italian and Romansh, due to the countries diversity the population is very diverse.

The latin name for the country is Confoederatio Helvetica (Helvetic Confederation).

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Permanent resident
population[/mk_fancy_title]

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4,307,406[/mk_fancy_title]

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4,237,121[/mk_fancy_title]

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Live births[/mk_fancy_title]

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Deaths[/mk_fancy_title]

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Private households[/mk_fancy_title]

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85.4 years[/mk_fancy_title]

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81.7 years[/mk_fancy_title]

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Marriages[/mk_fancy_title]

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Registered partnerships[/mk_fancy_title]

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Divorces[/mk_fancy_title]

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Dissolved partnerships[/mk_fancy_title]

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Immigration[/mk_fancy_title]

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Emigration[/mk_fancy_title]

[mk_table title=”Permanent resident population by canton, 2018″]
Canton Total Population Swiss Foreigners
Zurich 1,520,968 1,112,574 408,394
Bern 1,034,977 865,906 169,071
Aargau 678,207 507,783 170,424
St. Gallen 507,697 385,295 122,402
Geneva 499,480 299,540 199,940
Lucerne 409,557 333,672 75,885

* 6 Biggest Canton’s of Switzerland . The Swiss Confederation consists of 26 full and three half cantons. *[/mk_table]

[mk_table title=”Migration and acquisition of Swiss nationality”]
International migration 2018
Immigration 170,085
Swiss 23,902
Foreigners 146,183
Emigration 130,225
Swiss 31 794
Foreigners 98 431
Net migration 39 860
Swiss – 7 892
Foreigners 47 752

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Private households (%)
  • Married couples, non reconstituted families
  • Married couples, reconstituted families
  • Consensual union, nonreconstituted families
  • Consensual union, reconstituted families
  • Lone mothers or fathers
  • Same-sex couples below 1 %

There were 3.7 million private households in Switzerland. 35.5% of them comprised just one person, 27.4% two and 31.0% three or more. The average household size was 2.23 persons.

Switzerland’s population in 2018

Disclaimer: All the information with in this article is from The Swiss Federal Statistical office, if any of the infomration is incorrect or misinterpreted, please let us know and we will make the correction. 

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