Life expectancy in Switzerland in 2020 Sharp drop in life expectancy at birth in Switzerland in 2020
25.10.2021 - In 2020, a year marked by COVID-19, life expectancy at birth fell to 81.0 for men and 85.1 for women, a decline of 0.9 and 0.5 years respectively compared with 2019. Men’s life expectancy at birth was then 81.9 and 85.6 for women. Such a decline had not been observed since 1944 among men and 1962 among women, according to the mortality tables calculated by the Federal Statistical Office (FSO).
You can find further information such as tables and graphs in the press releases in German, French and Italian. The English version only contains the lead of the press release.
Télécharger communiqué de presse