Liechtenstein Social Condition Facts

Social conditions

The standard of living in Liechtenstein is high. Everyone who lives in the country has the right to school, care and care. They also have the right to use healthcare in Switzerland.

Society is characterized by values ‚Äč‚Äčthat are more conservative than elsewhere in Europe. The woman first got voting rights in 1984. The change was approved with 51 percent yes votes against 49 percent no votes in a referendum where only men were allowed to participate.

  • Countryaah Official Site: Official statistics for population in Liechtenstein, including population growth, density, and estimation in next 50 years.

Abortion is prohibited by law, violations can lead to imprisonment for both the woman and the doctor. A proposal to change the abortion law was voted down in 2011 (see Modern History).

Marriages are reserved for couples of different genders, but since 2011, gay couples can enter into registered partnerships.

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Proportion of population with access to clean water: 100.0 percent (2015)

Proportion of the population having access to toilets: 100.0 percent (2017)

Proportion of women in parliament: 12 percent (2018)


The road network is well developed and the car density is high. An Austrian-run railway line runs between Buchs in Switzerland and Feldkirch in Austria, via Liechtenstein.

In the Principality there are four railway stations. Swiss-controlled bus traffic also occurs in the country. There is no regular airport, but a small helicopter airport in Balzers in the south. The nearest major airport is located in Zurich, Switzerland.


Many visitors come to winter sports in the winter, but nature also attracts in the summer with mountain hikes and bicycle tourism. The post museum in Vaduz is popular, as is the prince’s palace and medieval fortress ruins.


Number of foreign visitors per year

60,000 (2016)