Registration of partnerships

At the beginning of 2010, a new law on registered partnerships for same-sex couples came into force in Austria. In total 4 404 same-sex couples have officially registered their partnerships from 2010 to 2020. Since 1 January 2019, registered partnerships are also recognized for mixed-sex couples. Since 2019, in total 2 308 mixed-sex couples have officially registered their partnerships.

In 2020, in total 1 256 couples registered their partnerships (-1.0% compared to 2019), thereof 1 173 mixed-sex-couples.

In 2020, 63.9% of the same-sex registered partners were male and 36.1% female. For 60.7% it was the first registered partnership for both partners.

Presumable publication dates can be seen under Release Calendar.

Please consult our German website for tables and charts containing further information.