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Switzerland: People & Society#

Population8,179,294 (July 2016 est.)
Nationalitynoun: Swiss (singular and plural)
adjective: Swiss
Ethnic groupsGerman 65%, French 18%, Italian 10%, Romansch 1%, other 6%
LanguagesGerman (official) 63.5%, French (official) 22.5%, Italian (official) 8.1%, English 4.4%, Portuguese 3.4%, Albanian 3.1%, Serbo-Croatian 2.5%, Spanish 2.2%, Romansch (official) 0.5%, other 6.6%
note: German, French, Italian, and Romansch are all national and official languages; totals more than 100% because some respondents indicated more than one main language (2013 est.)
ReligionsRoman Catholic 38.2%, Protestant 26.9%, other Christian 5.6%, Muslim 5%, other 1.6%, none 21.4%, unspecified 1.3% (2013 est.)
Age structure0-14 years: 15.1% (male 635,840/female 599,255)
15-24 years: 11.11% (male 463,953/female 444,500)
25-54 years: 43.46% (male 1,783,071/female 1,771,590)
55-64 years: 12.37% (male 506,010/female 506,103)
65 years and over: 17.96% (male 645,225/female 823,747) (2016 est.)
Dependency ratiostotal dependency ratio: 48.8%
youth dependency ratio: 22%
elderly dependency ratio: 26.9%
potential support ratio: 3.7% (2015 est.)
Median agetotal: 42.2 years
male: 41.3 years
female: 43.2 years (2016 est.)
Population growth rate0.7% (2016 est.)
Birth rate10.5 births/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Death rate8.2 deaths/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Net migration rate4.7 migrant(s)/1,000 population (2016 est.)
Population distributionpopulation distribution corresponds to elevation with the northern and western areas far more heavily populated; the higher Alps of the south limit settlement
Urbanizationurban population: 73.9% of total population (2015)
rate of urbanization: 1.08% annual rate of change (2010-15 est.)
Major urban areas - populationZurich 1.246 million; BERN (capital) 358,000 (2015)
Sex ratioat birth: 1.06 male(s)/female
0-14 years: 1.06 male(s)/female
15-24 years: 1.04 male(s)/female
25-54 years: 1.01 male(s)/female
55-64 years: 1 male(s)/female
65 years and over: 0.78 male(s)/female
total population: 0.97 male(s)/female (2016 est.)
Mother's mean age at first birth30.4 (2012 est.)
Maternal mortality rate5 deaths/100,000 live births (2015 est.)
Infant mortality ratetotal: 3.6 deaths/1,000 live births
male: 4 deaths/1,000 live births
female: 3.3 deaths/1,000 live births (2016 est.)
Life expectancy at birthtotal population: 82.6 years
male: 80.3 years
female: 85 years (2016 est.)
Total fertility rate1.55 children born/woman (2016 est.)
Health expenditures11.7% of GDP (2014)
Physicians density4.05 physicians/1,000 population (2012)
Hospital bed density5 beds/1,000 population (2011)
Drinking water sourceimproved:
urban: 100% of population
rural: 100% of population
total: 100% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0% of population
rural: 0% of population
total: 0% of population (2015 est.)
Sanitation facility accessimproved:
urban: 99.9% of population
rural: 99.8% of population
total: 99.9% of population
unimproved:
urban: 0.1% of population
rural: 0.2% of population
total: 0.1% of population (2015 est.)
HIV/AIDS - adult prevalence rate0.35% (2013 est.)
HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS20,200 (2013 est.)
HIV/AIDS - deaths300 (2013 est.)
Obesity - adult prevalence rate21% (2014)
Education expenditures5.1% of GDP (2013)
School life expectancy (primary to tertiary education)total: 16 years
male: 16 years
female: 16 years (2014)
Unemployment, youth ages 15-24total: 8.6%
male: 8.6%
female: 8.5% (2014 est.)