Age, marital status, nationality


Age

Permanent resident population by age and dependency ratio, in 2019
  in thousand
in %
8 603.9  

    0-19 years

1 715.3

19.9

    20-39 years

2 274.1

26.4

    40-64 years

3 008.4

35.0

    65-79 years

1 152.2

13.4

    80 years and older

453.8

5.3

6 429.7 74.7

    0-19 years

...  

    20-39 years

...  

    40-64 years

...  

    65-79 years

...  

    80 years and older

...  
2 174.2 25.3

    0-19 years

...  

    20-39 years

...  

    40-64 years

...  

    65-79 years

...  

    80 years and older

...  
Youth dependency ratio * 32.5
Old-age dependency ratio * 30.4
Youth dependency ratio = Number of persons under the age of 20 per 100 persons aged 20-64.

Old-age dependency ratio = Number of persons aged 65 and over per 100 persons aged 20-64.

2019: provisional annual figures
…= The figures are not available yet
Source : FSO – STATPOP

Marital status

Permanent resident population by marital status, in 2019
  in           thousand   in %
Total1

8 603.9

*

Single

3 841.3

44.6
Married

3 599.2

41.8

Widowed

 404.7

4.7

Divorced

 737.1

8.6

Unmarried2

  0.6

0.0

In a registered partnership

 18.2

0.2

Partnership dissolved

 2.6

0.0

1) Including "no indication."

2) Unmarried" marital status may result from a declaration of invalidity of a previous union or a declaration of disappearance of the former spouse.

2019: provisional annual figures
Source: FSO – STATPOP

Nationality

Resident permanent population by nationality, in 2019
  in thousand in %
Total 8 603.9 *
Swiss 6 429.7 74.7
Foreigners
2 174.2 25.3
2019: provisional annual figures Source: FSO – STATPOP

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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
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