Births

As a component of natural movement, live births naturally increase the population. Live births include live births, i.e. births of live children, i.e. children who, after complete expulsion (head, trunk, limbs) from the mother's body, are breathing or in whom at least a heartbeat is observed. A child is designated as stillborn (stillbirth) if it shows no signs of life at birth and if its weight is at least 500 grams or if the gestation period lasted at least 22 full weeks.

Births
  2021 2022 2023
Live births   89 644 82 371 79 823
Boys 45 928 42 464 40 947
Girls 43 716 39 907 38 876
Swiss 64 132 58 556 56 119
Foreigners 25 512 23 815 23 704
Stillbirths   395 359 ...
Source: FSO – Vital Statistics

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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
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