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Components of population change – Data, indicatorsRegistered and dissolved partnerships

The Federal Registered Partnerships Act enabling same-sex couples to formalise their relationship went into effect on 1 January 2007. Same-sex couples may register their relationship at the registry office of their place of residence and thereby formalise their living situation with mutual rights and obligations.

Registered same-sex partnerships

 TotalMale couplesFemale couples
200720041431573
2008931660271
2009872588284
2010720499221
2011672426246
2012695428267
2013690462228

2013: provisional annual figures

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

Dissolved same-sex partnerships

 TotalMale couplesFemale couples
2007110
200827207
200931229
2010774928
2011915833
20121046638
2013.........

...= 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

Objects Title Period
Partenariats enregistrés et dissous selon le sexe et le canton. Download (XLS). Download opens in new window 76 KB   Partenariats enregistrés et dissous selon le sexe et le canton
(je-f-01.02.02.02.08.01)
Office fédéral de la statistique OFS
2007-2012
Dissolutions judiciaires du partenariat selon le sexe et le motif de la dissolution. Download (XLS). Download opens in new window 69 KB   Dissolutions judiciaires du partenariat selon le sexe et le motif de la dissolution
(su-f-01.02.02.02.08.22)
Office fédéral de la statistique OFS
2007-2012
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