Since the mid-1980s there has been a rise in the number of marriages in which at least one of the spouses is foreign. Should you be interested in any such use of the website content, please contact us via [email protected] 2015, this concerned more than half (52%) of all marriages. As regards the use for private purposes, it is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific content, and to place it on your own website or a website of third parties.
Since the mid-1980s there has been a rise in the number of marriages in which at least one of the spouses is foreign.
In 2015, this concerned more than half (52%) of all marriages.
The average age at first marriage is steadily increasing.
In 1970, it was 26.5 for men and 24.1 for women; today it is 32 for men and 30 for women. Any other use of the website content beyond the use stipulated above, particularly the distribution, modification, transmission, storage and copying requires prior written consent of
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Many Swiss have both a civil and a religious ceremony.
Same-sex couples cannot get married in Switzerland. This grants them the same pension, inheritance and tax rights and obligations as married couples, but not the right to adopt (although they can adopt stepchildren).
Like applying for a passport, you must personally visit your nearest Swiss consulate and file the necessary documents.