Population growth in 2019: provisional results Switzerland's population continued to increase and age in 2019
In Switzerland, almost 1.7 million people were aged 65 or older at the end of 2021
09.04.2020 - At the end of 2019, Switzerland had a population of 8 603 900, i.e. 59 400 persons (+0.7%) more than in 2018. Since 2017, the population has grown more slowly than in previous years. Zurich recorded the greatest increase while Appenzell Innerrhoden, Neuchâtel, Nidwalden and Ticino saw their population decline. These are some of the provisional results from the Federal Statistical Office's Population and Household Statistics.
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