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Population - Key figures

Main indicators

 2014
Resident permanent population at year-end (in 1000)8237.7
Men (in %)49.5
Women (in %)50.5
Age groups (in %) 
0-19 years20.2
20-39 years26.7
40-64 years35.3
65+ years17.8
Average age41.9
Foreigners (in %)24.3
Population growth (in %)1.2
No. of children per woman1.5
Life expectancy at birth (in years) 
Men81
Women85.2
No. of divorces per 1000 inhabitants2.0
Households 
Single-person households (in 1000)1242.4
One-family households with children (in 1000)1223
Average size of private households (no. of persons)2.25
Population density (inhabitants per km2)203.5

Source: STATPOP, BEVNAT, Structural Survey

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