Estimates of Switzerland's population in 2012 – Switzerland has 8 million inhabitants
Neuchâtel, 02.08.2012 - (FSO) - According to the latest estimates from the Federal Statistical Office, the population of Switzerland will pass the 8 million mark during the summer of 2012. The population of Switzerland has more than tripled since 1860; but population growth has not been linear: at the end of the 19th century and between 1910 and 1930 Switzerland was a country of emigration.
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Marcel Heiniger, SFSO, Section Demography and Migration, 032 713 68 74
- Federal Statistical Office
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