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Population - Key figures

Main indicators

 2013
Resident permanent population at year-end (in 1000)8139.6
Men (in %)49.4
Women (in %)50.6
Age groups (in %) 
0-19 years20.3
20-39 years26.7
40-64 years35.4
65+ years17.6
Average age41.8
Foreigners (in %)23.8
Population growth (in %)1.3
No. of children per woman1.5
Life expectancy at birth (in years) 
Men80.5
Women84.8
No. of divorces per 1000 inhabitants2.1
Households 
Single-person households (in 1000)1261.7
One-family households with children (in 1000)1163.2
Average size of private households (no. of persons)2.26
Population density (inhabitants per km2)203.5

Source: STATPOP, BEVNAT, Structural Survey

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