Switzerland population 8,709,507 (live)

The population of Switzerland is expected to grow by 61,000 in 2021 and reach 8,758,000 in 2022. Migration (including immigration and emigration) increases population by 40,000 people yearly. The population density of Switzerland has changed from 159.9 in 1980 to 217.8 in 2019.

Current population 8,709,507 people at present (Saturday 6th of March 2021)
Median Age 42.8 years
Population density 221.0 per km2
Population of Switzerland from 1960 to 2021 (historical)
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2021 8,699,000 61,000 (0.7%) 40,000 42.8 221 6,483,000 (74.5%)
2020 8,638,000 64,000 (0.7%) 40,000 42.6 1.56 219 6,426,000 (74.4%)
2019 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 42.4 1.56 218 6,369,000 (74.3%)
2018 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 42.3 1.55 216 6,312,000 (74.2%)
2017 0 0 (0.0%) 50,000 42.1 1.55 215 6,253,000 (74.1%)
2016 0 0 (0.0%) 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 2020 the population of Switzerland was 8,638,000 and the average age increased from 34.5 in 1960 to 42.6. Urban population has increased from 5,267,636 (73.3%) in 2000 to 6,483,000 (74.5%) in the current year. The population density of Switzerland has changed from 159.9 in 1980 to 217.8 in 2019.

Estimated Population 2020-2050
Year Population Year change Migrants Median age Fertility rate Density (Ppl/km2) Urban population
2020 0 0 (0.0%) 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%)

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 2020

The population growth rate is 0.71% (64,000 residents, including 69,340 deaths). The demographics of Switzerland constitutes of 4,382,000 women and 4,317,000 men, which means there are 985 men per 1000 women. As far as age distribution goes, 19.9% of population (1,732,841) is 19 or younger, 60.7% of population (5,279,423) is between age 20 and 64 and 19.4% of population (1,685,866) is over 65.

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