Switzerland population 8,571,151 (live)

The population of Switzerland is expected to grow by 68,000 in 2018 and reach 8,574,000 in 2019. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 50,000 people yearly. On average there are 87,287 births and 68,841 deaths in Switzerland per year. Rate of natural increase is approximately 0.22 percent per year. The population density of Switzerland has changed from 159.9 in 1980 to 211.9 in 2016.

Current population 8,571,151 people at present (Saturday 15th of December 2018)
Median Age 42.3 years
Life expectancy 83.6 years
Population density 216.2 per km2
Population of Switzerland from 1960 to 2018 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2018 8,509,000 68,000 (0.8%) 50,000 42.3 1.55 216 6,312,000 (74.2%)
2017 8,441,000 68,902 (0.8%) 50,000 42.1 1.55 215 6,253,000 (74.1%)
2016 8,372,098 89,702 (1.1%) 50,000 42.0 1.54 212 6,194,515 (74.0%)
2015 8,282,396 93,747 (1.1%) 50,000 41.8 1.54 210 6,121,685 (73.9%)
2010 7,824,909 81,078 (1.0%) 79,453 41.3 1.52 198 5,764,063 (73.7%)
2005 7,437,115 47,490 (0.6%) 68,974 40.4 1.42 188 5,464,346 (73.5%)
2000 7,184,250 40,259 (0.6%) 37,225 39.4 1.50 182 5,267,636 (73.3%)
1995 7,040,687 46,892 (0.7%) 13,044 38.6 1.48 178 5,180,397 (73.6%)
1990 6,715,519 68,607 (1.0%) 49,481 38.4 1.58 170 4,914,685 (73.2%)
1985 6,470,365 28,500 (0.4%) 26,171 37.7 1.52 164 4,219,325 (65.2%)
1980 6,319,408 25,043 (0.4%) 16,208 36.8 1.55 160 3,607,371 (57.1%)
1975 6,338,632 -2,773 (-0.0%) -27,073 35.3 1.61 160 3,636,410 (57.4%)
1970 6,180,877 44,490 (0.7%) 5,037 34.4 2.10 156 3,545,846 (57.4%)
1965 5,856,472 67,244 (1.2%) 18,596 34.0 2.59 148 3,175,203 (54.2%)
1960 5,327,827 106,467 (2.0%) 55,236 34.5 2.44 134 2,718,204 (51.0%)

In 2017 the population of Switzerland was 8,441,000 and the average age increased from 34.5 in 1960 to 42.1. Urban population has increased from 5,267,636 (73.3%) in 2000 to 6,312,000 (74.2%) in the current year. The population density of Switzerland has changed from 159.9 in 1980 to 211.9 in 2016.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 8,638,000 64,000 (0.7%) 40,000 42.6 1.56 219 6,426,000 (74.4%)
2025 8,931,000 56,000 (0.6%) 40,000 43.5 1.58 227 6,709,000 (75.1%)
2030 9,187,000 47,000 (0.5%) 40,000 44.4 1.60 233 6,987,000 (76.1%)
2035 9,403,000 41,000 (0.4%) 40,000 45.1 1.61 238 7,256,000 (77.2%)
2040 9,589,000 35,000 (0.4%) 40,000 45.8 1.62 243 7,520,000 (78.4%)
2045 9,749,000 31,000 (0.3%) 40,000 46.3 1.63 247 7,764,000 (79.6%)
2050 9,891,000 27,000 (0.3%) 40,000 46.6 1.64 250 7,993,000 (80.8%)

Total Switzerland population should reach 8,638,000 by 2020 and should increase to 9,891,000 people by year 2050. The life expectancy at birth should reach 87.7 (86.0 years for male and 89.5 years for females). Population density will go up to 250.0 people per square kilometer.

Switzerland demographics 2017

The population growth rate is 0.81% (68,902 residents, including 67,787 deaths). The demographics of Switzerland constitutes of 4,291,000 women and 4,218,000 men, which means there are 983 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 20.0% of population (1,699,247) is 19 or younger, 61.4% of population (5,225,377) is between age 20 and 64 and 18.6% of population (1,584,376) is over 65.

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