Population in Switzerland

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Population in Switzerland


The continent: Europe
  
Iso2:CH
  
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Dependency ratios in Switzerland


total dependency ratio

48,80 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 61 in the world of 196 (69,39%); 17 place in Europe from 42 (61,90%)

youth dependency ratio

22 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)
(ascending): 23 in the world of 196 (88,78%); 16 place in Europe from 42 (64,29%)

elderly dependency ratio

26,90 per 1,000 people[?] (2015)

potential support ratio

3,70 [?] (2015)
(ascending): 22 in the world of 196 (89,29%); 20 place in Europe from 42 (54,76%)

Urbanization of the population in Switzerland


Population

8 286 976 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 233 (58,80%); 19 place in Europe from 53 (66,04%)
5,58 % (1,12 % annual) ↘
min: 5 327 827; max: 8 286 976; max-min: 2 959 149 (35,71%); mid: 6 807 402;
1 479 575 (17,85%)
1,19 {annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 112 in the world of 216 (48,61%); 2 place in Europe from 49 (97,96%)
12,74 % (2,55 % annual) ↘
min: -0,572; max: 2,54; max-min: 3,11 (122,55%); mid: 0,982;
0,212 (17,75%)

Rural population

2 161 906 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 105 in the world of 205 (49,27%); 19 place in Europe from 46 (60,87%)
4,67 % (0,935 % annual) ↘
min: 1 782 886; max: 2 712 037; max-min: 929 151 (34,26%); mid: 2 247 462;
-85 556 (-3,96%)
26,09 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 144 in the world of 205 (30,24%); 26 place in Europe from 46 (45,65%)
0,954 % (0,191 % annual) ↗
min: 26,09; max: 48,98; max-min: 22,89 (46,74%); mid: 37,53;
-11,45 (-43,88%)
0,933 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 72 in the world of 205 (65,37%); 2 place in Europe from 46 (97,83%)
3,85 % (0,769 % annual) ↘
min: -4,51; max: 1,30; max-min: 5,81 (447,82%); mid: -1,61;
2,54 (272,18%)

Urban population

6 125 070 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 214 (62,62%); 18 place in Europe from 48 (64,58%)
5,89 % (1,18 % annual) ↘
min: 2 718 204; max: 6 125 070; max-min: 3 406 866 (55,62%); mid: 4 421 637;
1 703 433 (27,81%)
73,91 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 71 in the world of 214 (67,29%); 23 place in Europe from 48 (54,17%)
0,337 % (0,067 % annual) ↘
min: 51,02; max: 73,91; max-min: 22,89 (30,97%); mid: 62,47;
11,45 (15,49%)
1,29 {growth annual %[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 125 in the world of 214 (42,06%); 4 place in Europe from 48 (93,75%)
14,97 % (2,99 % annual) ↘
min: -0,671; max: 3,76; max-min: 4,43 (117,84%); mid: 1,55;
-0,260 (-20,22%)

Population in largest city

1 246 199 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 151 (35,10%); 19 place in Europe from 34 (47,06%)
4,79 % (0,958 % annual) ↘
min: 535 471; max: 1 246 199; max-min: 710 728 (57,03%); mid: 890 835;
355 364 (28,52%)
15,04 {[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 87 in the world of 151 (43,05%); 23 place in Europe from 34 (35,29%)
0,831 % (0,166 % annual) ↗
min: 10,02; max: 15,19; max-min: 5,18 (34,08%); mid: 12,60;
2,43 (16,18%)

Population in urban agglomerations of more than 1 million

1 246 199 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 99 in the world of 115 (14,78%); 19 place in Europe from 24 (25%)
4,79 % (0,958 % annual) ↘
min: 535 471; max: 1 246 199; max-min: 710 728 (57,03%); mid: 890 835;
355 364 (28,52%)
15,04 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 81 in the world of 115 (30,43%); 18 place in Europe from 24 (29,17%)
0,831 % (0,166 % annual) ↗
min: 10,05; max: 15,26; max-min: 5,21 (34,14%); mid: 12,66;
2,38 (15,85%)

Migration in Switzerland


Population

8 286 976 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 97 in the world of 233 (58,80%); 19 place in Europe from 53 (66,04%)
5,58 % (1,12 % annual) ↘
min: 5 327 827; max: 8 286 976; max-min: 2 959 149 (35,71%); mid: 6 807 402;
1 479 575 (17,85%)

International migrant stock, total

2 435 268 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 25 in the world of 214 (88,79%); 8 place in Europe from 48 (85,42%)
14,85 % (2,97 % annual) ↘
min: 1 400 960; max: 2 435 268; max-min: 1 034 307 (42,47%); mid: 1 918 114;
517 154 (21,24%)
29,39 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 30 in the world of 214 (86,45%); 7 place in Europe from 48 (87,50%)
9,82 % (1,96 % annual) ↘
min: 20,86; max: 29,39; max-min: 8,53 (29,01%); mid: 25,12;
4,26 (14,51%)

Refugee population by country or territory of asylum

0,885 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 180 (88,89%); 4 place in Europe from 42 (92,86%)
29,51 % (5,90 % annual) ↘
min: 0,610; max: 1,18; max-min: 0,568 (48,25%); mid: 0,894;
-0,0089101 (-1,01%)
73 336 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 42 in the world of 180 (77,22%); 8 place in Europe from 42 (83,33%)
33,44 % (6,69 % annual) ↘
min: 40 943; max: 84 413; max-min: 43 470 (51,50%); mid: 62 678;
10 658 (14,53%)

Refugee population by country or territory of origin

0,0002051 {% of population[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 183 in the world of 196 (7,14%); 33 place in Europe from 43 (25,58%)
18,36 % (3,67 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0002051; max: 0,0009744; max-min: 0,0007692 (78,95%); mid: 0,0005897;
-0,0003846 (-187,48%)
17 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(descending): 172 in the world of 196 (12,76%); 30 place in Europe from 43 (32,56%)
11,76 % (2,35 % annual) ↗
min: 8; max: 91; max-min: 83 (91,21%); mid: 49,50;
-32,50 (-191,18%)

Fertility in Switzerland


Birth rate, crude

10,20 per 1,000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 184 in the world of 207 (11,59%); 29 place in Europe from 46 (39,13%)
0,980 % (0,196 % annual) ↗
min: 9,80; max: 19,50; max-min: 9,70 (49,74%); mid: 14,65;
-4,45 (-43,63%)

Birth rate, crude

84 527 per year[?] (2015)
(descending): 114 in the world of 207 (45,41%); 17 place in Europe from 46 (65,22%)
4,65 % (0,930 % annual) ↘
min: 72 884; max: 111 859; max-min: 38 975 (34,84%); mid: 92 371;
-7 844 (-9,28%)

Fertility rate

1,52 births per woman[?] (2014)
(descending): 171 in the world of 203 (16,26%); 23 place in Europe from 46 (52,17%)

Adolescent fertility rate

2,84 births per 1,000 women ages 15-19[?] (2015)
(descending): 191 in the world of 193 (1,55%); 40 place in Europe from 40 (2,50%)
37,21 % (7,44 % annual) ↗
min: 2,84; max: 22,05; max-min: 19,21 (87,12%); mid: 12,44;
-9,60 (-338,11%)

Child and maternal mortality in Switzerland


Birth rate, crude

84 527 {per year[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 94 in the world of 207 (55,07%); 30 place in Europe from 46 (36,96%)
4,65 % (0,930 % annual) ↘
min: 72 884; max: 111 859; max-min: 38 975 (34,84%); mid: 92 371;
-7 844 (-9,28%)
7,80 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2014)
(ascending): 107 in the world of 206 (48,54%); 8 place in Europe from 46 (84,78%)
2,56 % (0,513 % annual) ↗
min: 7,80; max: 10; max-min: 2,20 (22%); mid: 8,90;
-1,10 (-14,10%)

Maternal mortality

4 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 27 in the world of 181 (85,64%); 14 place in Europe from 38 (65,79%)
25 % (5 % annual) ↗
min: 4; max: 7; max-min: 3 (42,86%); mid: 5,50;
-1,50 (-37,50%)
0,0004827 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 9 in the world of 181 (95,58%); 8 place in Europe from 38 (81,58%)
32,38 % (6,48 % annual) ↗
min: 0,0004827; max: 0,0010424; max-min: 0,0005597 (53,69%); mid: 0,0007625;
-0,0002798 (-57,98%)

Number of neonatal deaths

231 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 57 in the world of 192 (70,83%); 24 place in Europe from 42 (45,24%)
8,23 % (1,65 % annual) ↗
min: 231; max: 300; max-min: 69 (23%); mid: 265,50;
-34,50 (-14,94%)
0,028 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 30 in the world of 192 (84,90%); 24 place in Europe from 42 (45,24%)
14,62 % (2,92 % annual) ↗
min: 0,028; max: 0,044; max-min: 0,016 (36,33%); mid: 0,036;
-0,0079521 (-28,53%)

Mortality rate, under 5

334 {number of people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 51 in the world of 193 (74,09%); 23 place in Europe from 43 (48,84%)
8,08 % (1,62 % annual) ↗
min: 334; max: 2 625; max-min: 2 291 (87,28%); mid: 1 480;
-1 146 (-342,96%)
0,040 {per 1,000 people[?]}
(2015)
(ascending): 23 in the world of 193 (88,60%); 20 place in Europe from 43 (55,81%)
14,47 % (2,89 % annual) ↗
min: 0,040; max: 0,486; max-min: 0,445 (91,70%); mid: 0,263;
-0,223 (-552,39%)

Causes of death in Switzerland


Cause of death, by communicable diseases and maternal, prenatal and nutrition conditions

3,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 18 in the world of 172 (90,12%); 16 place in Europe from 40 (62,50%)
7,21 % (1,44 % annual) ↗
min: 3,70; max: 5,30; max-min: 1,60 (30,19%); mid: 4,50;
-0,800 (-21,62%)

Cause of death, by injury

5,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 34 in the world of 172 (80,81%); 26 place in Europe from 40 (37,50%)
1,46 % (0,292 % annual) ↗
min: 5,70; max: 6,20; max-min: 0,500 (8,06%); mid: 5,95;
-0,250 (-4,39%)

Cause of death, by non-communicable diseases

90,70 %[?] (2012)
(ascending): 155 in the world of 172 (10,47%); 25 place in Europe from 40 (40%)
0,404 % (0,081 % annual) ↘
min: 88,50; max: 90,70; max-min: 2,20 (2,43%); mid: 89,60;
1,10 (1,21%)

Mortality caused by road traffic injury

3,30 per 100,000 people[?] (2013)
(ascending): 6 in the world of 178 (97,19%); 4 place in Europe from 41 (92,68%)

Life Expectancy in Switzerland


Life expectancy

82,85 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 6 in the world of 201 (97,51%); 3 place in Europe from 45 (95,56%)
0,727 % (0,145 % annual) ↘
min: 71,19; max: 82,85; max-min: 11,66 (14,08%); mid: 77,02;
5,83 (7,04%)

Life expectancy, male

80,80 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 4 in the world of 201 (98,51%); 3 place in Europe from 45 (95,56%)
0,866 % (0,173 % annual) ↘
min: 68,29; max: 80,80; max-min: 12,51 (15,48%); mid: 74,55;
6,26 (7,74%)

Life expectancy, female

85 years old[?] (2014)
(descending): 9 in the world of 201 (96,02%); 5 place in Europe from 45 (91,11%)
0,588 % (0,118 % annual) ↘
min: 74,09; max: 85; max-min: 10,91 (12,84%); mid: 79,55;
5,46 (6,42%)

The difference in life expectancy between women and men

4,10 [?] (2015)
(descending): 119 in the world of 201 (41,29%); 36 place in Europe from 45 (22,22%)
7,32 % (1,46 % annual) ↗
min: 4,10; max: 6,77; max-min: 2,67 (39,44%); mid: 5,44;
-1,34 (-32,56%)

Survival to age 65 in Switzerland


Survival to age 65

18,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 21 in the world of 194 (89,69%); 20 place in Europe from 41 (53,66%)
6,29 % (1,26 % annual) ↘
min: 10,18; max: 18,04; max-min: 7,86 (43,55%); mid: 14,11;
3,93 (21,78%)

Survival to age 65, male

89,44 [?] (2014)
(descending): 4 in the world of 193 (98,45%); 3 place in Europe from 40 (95%)
1,30 % (0,259 % annual) ↘
min: 69,94; max: 89,44; max-min: 19,50 (21,81%); mid: 79,69;
9,75 (10,90%)

Survival to age 65, female

93,49 [?] (2014)
(descending): 8 in the world of 193 (96,37%); 3 place in Europe from 40 (95%)
0,510 % (0,102 % annual) ↘
min: 81,89; max: 93,49; max-min: 11,61 (12,42%); mid: 87,69;
5,80 (6,21%)

Probability ratio to live to 65 years of women and men

0,959 [?] (2015)
(descending): 15 in the world of 193 (92,75%); 5 place in Europe from 40 (90%)
0,983 % (0,197 % annual) ↘
min: 0,854; max: 0,959; max-min: 0,104 (10,90%); mid: 0,906;
0,052 (5,45%)

Age structure in Switzerland


0-14 years

15,10 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 200 in the world of 227 (12,33%); 32 place in Europe from 51 (39,22%)

15-24 years

11,11 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 203 in the world of 227 (11,01%); 34 place in Europe from 51 (35,29%)

25-54 years

43,46 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 60 in the world of 227 (74,01%); 17 place in Europe from 51 (68,63%)

55-64 years

12,37 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 227 (75,77%); 37 place in Europe from 51 (29,41%)

65 years and over

17,96 %[?] (2015)
(descending): 31 in the world of 227 (86,78%); 26 place in Europe from 51 (50,98%)

The ratio of women/men in Switzerland


0-14 years

1,06 [?] (2015)
(descending): 47 in the world of 227 (79,74%); 20 place in Europe from 51 (62,75%)

15-24 years

1,04 [?] (2015)
(descending): 93 in the world of 227 (59,47%); 38 place in Europe from 51 (27,45%)

25-54 years

1,01 [?] (2015)
(descending): 106 in the world of 227 (53,74%); 35 place in Europe from 51 (33,33%)

55-64 years

1,000 [?] (2015)
(descending): 56 in the world of 227 (75,77%); 11 place in Europe from 51 (80,39%)

65 years and over

0,783 [?] (2015)
(descending): 126 in the world of 227 (44,93%); 20 place in Europe from 51 (62,75%)

Average age in Switzerland


total

42,20 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 28 in the world of 227 (88,11%); 21 place in Europe from 51 (60,78%)

male

41,30 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 20 in the world of 227 (91,63%); 13 place in Europe from 51 (76,47%)

female

43,20 years old[?] (2015)
(descending): 31 in the world of 227 (86,78%); 24 place in Europe from 51 (54,90%)

Tourism in Switzerland


International tourism, number of arrivals

9 158 000 people[?] (2014)
(descending): 35 in the world of 195 (82,56%); 17 place in Europe from 44 (63,64%)
5,79 % (1,16 % annual) ↘
min: 6 530 000; max: 9 158 000; max-min: 2 628 000 (28,70%); mid: 7 844 000;
1 314 000 (14,35%)

International tourism, number of departures

12 403 000 people[?] (2013)
(descending): 22 in the world of 107 (80,37%); 13 place in Europe from 35 (65,71%)
19,29 % (3,86 % annual) ↘
min: 8 774 000; max: 12 515 000; max-min: 3 741 000 (29,89%); mid: 10 644 500;
1 758 500 (14,18%)