Population

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Permanent resident population, 2015
Resident permanent population at year-end (in 1000) 8'237.1
   Men (in %) 49.5
   Women (in %) 50.5
Foreigners (in%) 24.6
Age groups (in %)  
   0-19 years 20.1
   20-39 years 26.7
   40-64 years 35.2
   65+ years 17.9
Population growth (in%) 1.1

Live births

86'559
Deaths 67'606
Sources: SFO, BEVNAT, STATPOP

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