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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

 20092010201120122013
Deaths62'47662'64962'09164'17364'961
Crude mortality rate8.08.07.88.0...
Infant mortality rate4.33.83.83.6...
Life expectancy at birth     
Men79.880.280.380.580.5
Women84.484.684.784.784.8
Life expectancy at 65     
Men18.818.919.019.119.1
Women22.022.222.222.122.1

2013: provisional indicators

…= The figures are not available yet

From 2010: New definition of the permanent resident population, which also includes asylum seekers with a total length of stay of at least 12 months.

Source: BEVNAT, ESPOP, STATPOP

Objects Title Period
Deaths since 1803. Download (PXWeb). Download opens in new window   Deaths since 1803 External website. Content opens in new window.
(px-e-01-2F10)
Federal Statistical Office FSO
1803-2013
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.
(px-e-01-2F11)
Federal Statistical Office FSO
1803-2012
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