Switzerland's population continued to increase and age in 2019

Neuch√Ętel, 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, Neuch√Ętel, 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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