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
  2019 2020 2021
Live births   86 172 85 914 89 644
Boys 44 123 44 299 45 928
Girls 42 049 41 615 43 716
Swiss 60 875 61 049 64 132
Foreigners 25 287 24 865 25 512
Stillbirths   344 319 395
Source: FSO – BEVNAT

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