Population age distribution

Between 1900 and 2008, Switzerland’s population has more than doubled, from 3.3 millions in 1900 to 8.2 millions in 2014. At present, 73.7 per cent of the population live in urban areas and less than one third in rural areas. This is typical throughout Europe for conurbations.For Switzerland as a whole, the population density is 206 persons/km² (2014). Urban areas grew by 1.1 per cent in 2011,

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Population by age

Tags: Society and Culture, Population, Age, Demography
Spatial extent: Switzerland
Spatial unit: Communes, settlement area
Time: 2000