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The population of Liechtenstein was 38,244 in 2017. Liechtenstein is a rather densely populated country with about 239 inhabitants per km2. The Rhine Valley is the most densely populated part of Liechtenstein. The largest municipalities are Vaduz and Schaan.

The most striking thing about the population composition of Liechtenstein is that about one third of the population comes from abroad to work in Liechtenstein for shorter or longer periods of time. The population consists of 65,6% of native Liechtensteins, 15% of Swiss, 7% of Austrians and 4% of Germans.

About 86% of all Liechtensteinians live in the countryside, about 14% live in the cities.

Demografic data

Natural population growth was 0.8% (2017)
Birth rate per 1000 inhabitants is 10.4 (2017)
Mortality rate per 1000 inhabitants is 7.4 (2017)
Life expectancy is 79.7 years for men and 84.7 for women (2017)

Population composition in 2017:

0-14 years: 15.3%
15-64 years: 67.3%
65+: 17,4%


Economische Voorlichtingsdienst

Encarta Encyclopedie

Winter, R. de / Basisinformatie Liechtenstein
Liechtensteinse Vriendenkring

CIA - World Factbook

BBC - Country Profiles

Last updated March 2024
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