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Components of population change – Data, indicatorsDeaths, mortality and life expectancy

Deaths are a natural cause of population reduction. Mortality represents the occurrence of death in a given population. Life expectancy represents the average number of years that a group of individuals can expect to live.

Here are various pages containing key figures and graphics on death and mortality indicators

 

Deaths and mortality

 20112012201320142015
Deaths62'09164'17364'96163'93867'606
Crude mortality rate7.88.08.07.88.2
Infant mortality rate3.83.63.93.93.9
Life expectancy at birth     
Men80.380.580.581.080.7
Women84.784.784.885.284.9
Life expectancy at 65     
Men19.019.119.119.419.2
Women22.222.122.122.422.2

Source: BEVNAT, STATPOP

Objects Title Period
Deaths since 1803. Download (PXWeb). Download opens in new window   Deaths since 1803 External website. Content opens in new window.
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Federal Statistical Office FSO
1803-2015
Deaths per month and mortality since 1803. Download (PXWeb). Download opens in new window   Deaths per month and mortality since 1803 External website. Content opens in new window.
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Federal Statistical Office FSO
1803-2015
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