Coronavirus Update Live. Please note that the population clock above does not reflect actual migration situation due to movement restrictions. Population figures are estimates by Countrymeters based on the latest United Nations data. Liechtenstein population During Liechtenstein population is projected to increase by people and reach 38, in the beginning of The natural increase is expected to be positive, as the number of births will exceed the number of deaths by If external migration will remain on the previous year level, the population will be increased by due to the migration reasons.
Liechtenstein is one of the smallest countries in Europe. It is also the last country in Europe to grant women suffrage. On July 1, , by a small majority Liechtenstein is a constitutional monarchy that observes a hereditary line of succession. This means the first-born male inherits the throne, excluding all female descendants. Criticism of this tradition has echoed throughout the country. However, it is unlikely a change will occur with this long-standing practice of the country.
Surprised that the Government of Liechtenstein had granted women the right to vote only 15 years ago, expert members of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women this afternoon questioned the strength of women's voice in that country's electoral process. As the expert body, which monitors compliance with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women, continued its consideration of that country's initial report, they urged the Government representative to provide a clearer picture of concrete measures being undertaken to promote the status of women. After all, society could not be changed unless women recognized their public power.
The tiny country of Liechtenstein appears on course to select its first female leader 37 years after its women first won the right to vote. Within the last 12 months, voters in Finland, Estonia, Lithuania and Moldova have voted in female prime ministers. Estonia currently has a female president and PM. The weekend elections in Liechtenstein saw record turnout in the nation of 39, despite the coronavirus pandemic.