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Last modified: new data set (2019)
State of the database: September 2020
Reference period : Calendar year
Spatial reference: Switzerland
Data sources: Vital Statistics (BEVNAT), 1981-2010 Annual Population Statistics (ESPOP), from 2011 Population and Households Statistics (STATPOP)
Used signs:
'...' : figure unknown because not (yet) collected or not (yet) calculated
The category 'Mother not married' includes all mothers with a marital status other than married.
Historical data taken from the publication « Historical Statistics of Switzerland » (Chronos, 1996) and the annual publications on Vital statistics (in French: « Mouvement de la Population de la Suisse »).
The rest of the data comes from the Vital statistics BEVNAT (in German)
Information about the term used can be found here: Definitions
Historical background:
The Historical Dictionary of Switzerland