|Birth Rate||2015||10.5||10.4||# per Ths. pop.||Annual|
|Death Rate||2011||7.8||# per Ths. pop.||Annual|
Annual demographic series are published by the Swiss Federal Statistics Office. Population, migration, and birth/death data are released based on foriegn and domestic individuals - which are aggregated by the source to develop totals. Population is made available by thousands of persons and sex, while vital statistics data is presented as total persons.
The estimated population includes all persons permanently residing in Switzerland. The data are based on the decennial population census, last conducted in 2000, and updated year by year primarily on the basis of data on annual migrations, births and deaths, obtained from the local authorities and the registry offices.
The data are provisional when first released. The data are revised and become final 5 months following the initial release.