Age, marital status, nationality


Age

Permanent resident population by age and dependency ratio, in 2020
  in thousand
in %

8 667.1

 

    0-19 years

1 723.6

19.9

    20-39 years

2 280.7

26.3

    40-64 years

3 032.8

35.0

    65-79 years

1 171.5

13.5

    80 years and older

458.5

5.3

6 458.0

74.5

    0-19 years

1 279.7 19.8

    20-39 years

1 512.0 23.4

    40-64 years

2 215.8 34.3

    65-79 years

1 037.8 16.1

    80 years and older

412.7 6.4

2 209.1

25.5

    0-19 years

443.9 20.1

    20-39 years

768.7 34.8

    40-64 years

817.0 37.0

    65-79 years

133.7 6.1

    80 years and older

45.8 2.1
Youth dependency ratio

*

32.4

Old-age dependency ratio

*

30.7

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.

2020: provisional annual figures
…= The figures are not available yet
Source : FSO – STATPOP

Marital status

Permanent resident population by marital status, in 2020
  in    thousand   in %
Total1                                                                                         

8 667.1

*

Single

3 900.1

45.0

Married

3 588.8

41.4

Widowed

 403.6

4.7

Divorced

 751.7

8.7

Unmarried2

  0.6

0.0

In a registered partnership

 19.0

0.2

Partnership dissolved

 3.0

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.

2020: provisional annual figures


Source: FSO – STATPOP

Nationality

Resident permanent population by nationality, in 2020
  in thousand in %
Total

8 667.1

*

Swiss

6 458.0

74.5

Foreigners

2 209.1

25.5

2020: provisional annual figures
Source: FSO – STATPOP

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CH-2010 Neuchâtel
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