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Vital statistics 2017 2000 more deaths in Switzerland in 2017

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Neuchâtel, 28 June 2018 (FSO) - The year 2017 was marked by an increase of 2000 deaths. There were also more registered partnerships and paternity acknowledgements. Births, marriages and divorces declined. The same trends were seen in the cantons. These are the final results of the Vital Statistics from the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).

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