Liechtenstein Population: 38,089

Liechtenstein, though a separate country, uses German as an official language. The country is situated in the Alps and the South West of Central Europe. Switzerland surrounds Liechtenstein in the West and South. Towards the East and North, it is Austria. Liechtenstein is precisely the fourth smallest country in Europe, with an overall population of 38,557.

Largest Cities in Liechtenstein by Population

Schaan is the biggest city in Liechtenstein with the highest population. It is also considered as the main economic hub in the country. 5,748 residents and inhabitants populate it. The next comes Vaduz, the capital city having 5,197 inhabitants, covering the area if 17.3 km2. Triesen is in the third position of Liechtenstein, having a population of 4,701 people, occupying the total area of the 26.4-kilometer square. Balzers is situated on the south side of Liechtenstein, has 4,447 residents.

Liechtenstein Population History

As per the historical chart analysis, Liechtenstein had an overall population of 13,758 inhabitants, which began to increase from 1951. The population in the year 2019 and 2020 is 38,019 and 38,128, respectively. In 2017 the population was 37,800. It showed a 0.38% increase compared to 2016. Since then, the percentage growth showed a 0.29% increase in three consecutive years i.e., from 2017 to 2020.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 38,128 0.35% 132 238 14.60% 5,571 0% 7,794,798,739 217
2019 38,019 0.29% 109 238 14.50% 5,519 0.00% 7,713,468,100 216
2018 37,910 0.29% 110 237 14.40% 5,470 0.00% 7,631,091,040 215
2017 37,800 0.38% 142 236 14.40% 5,429 0.00% 7,547,858,925 215
2016 37,658 0.50% 188 235 14.30% 5,388 0% 7,464,022,049 215
2015 37,470 0.81% 295 234 14.30% 5,350 0% 7,379,797,139 215
2010 35,994 0.73% 256 225 14.50% 5,208 0% 6,956,823,603 214
2005 34,713 0.90% 306 217 14.80% 5,137 0% 6,541,907,027 213
2000 33,184 1.45% 461 207 15.20% 5,036 0% 6,143,493,823 213
1995 30,880 1.41% 418 193 16.50% 5,082 0% 5,744,212,979 214
1990 28,789 1.08% 300 180 16.90% 4,866 0% 5,327,231,061 216
1985 27,288 1.07% 282 171 17.60% 4,802 0% 4,870,921,740 214
1980 25,879 2% 488 162 18.30% 4,727 0% 4,458,003,514 213
1975 23,438 1.96% 434 146 18.30% 4,294 0% 4,079,480,606 213
1970 21,266 2.66% 523 133 18.50% 3,924 0% 3,700,437,046 213
1965 18,649 2.49% 431 117 16.20% 3,019 0% 3,339,583,597 212
1960 16,493 2.15% 333 103 20.40% 3,371 0% 3,034,949,748 212
1955 14,830 1.51% 214 93 20.40% 3,019 0% 2,773,019,936 212

Liechtenstein Population forecast

The population forecast in Liechtenstein is estimated to increase by 0.04 million by 2021 as per the econometric analysis.

Year Population Yearly % Change Yearly Change Density (P/Km²) Urban Pop % Urban Population Country’s Share of World Pop World Population Global Rank
2020 38,128 0.35% 132 238 14.60% 5,571 0% 7,794,798,739 217
2025 38,795 0.35% 133 242 15.20% 5,900 0% 8,184,437,460 217
2030 39,402 0.31% 121 246 16.10% 6,342 0% 8,548,487,400 217
2035 39,899 0.25% 99 249 17.30% 6,900 0% 8,887,524,213 217
2040 40,198 0.15% 60 251 18.80% 7,558 0% 9,198,847,240 217
2045 40,319 0.06% 24 252 20.40% 8,235 0% 9,481,803,274 217
2050 40,360 0.02% 8 252 22.10% 8,939 0% 9,735,033,990 217

Liechtenstein Demographics

Age Group:

  • 0-14 years comprises of the overall population of 6,213. (3,081 Males and 3,132 Females)
  • There are 26,646 people between 15-64 years. (13,128 males and 13,518 females)
  • 5,785 persons are above 65 years. (2,527 males and 3,258 females)

In the year 2019 there were:

  • 371 live births
  • 292 deaths
  • The natural increase in 78 people
  • Migration if 172 people
  • 19,127 males and 19,517 females as of 31st December 2019.

In the year 2020, there is an estimation of 1 live birth, 1 death, and 0 immigrants per day in 0.04, 0.03, and 0.02 hours respectively.

Liechtenstein Religion & Politics

Liechtenstein has people of various religions. The population of Christians is 92%. Muslims are 5%. The other religions comprise 0.8%. People without religion are 5.4%. The undeclared religion is 3%. Liechtenstein has a constitutional monarchy rule. It has a cosmopolitan political power which the monarch imparts. The prime minister and the head of government share the parliament’s responsibility.

Liechtenstein Economy

It gives equal importance to services and industry, with a quality focus in the agriculture sector. It does all the transactions with Swiss Franc throughout the country. The GDP and per capita income have always been significant.

Largest Countries in the World by Population

S.No Country Population (2020) World Population Share (%)
1 China 1,439,323,776 18.47%
2 India 1,380,004,385 17.70%
3 United States 331,002,651 4.25%
4 Indonesia 273,523,615 3.51%
5 Pakistan 220,892,340 2.83%
6 Brazil 212,559,417 2.73%
7 Nigeria 206,139,589 2.64%
8 Bangladesh 164,689,383 2.11%
9 Russia 145,934,462 1.87%
10 Mexico 128,932,753 1.65%