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 4 321 same-sex couples have officially registered their partnerships from 2010 to 2019. In 2019, in total 1 269 couples registered their partnerships, thereof 1 135 mixed-sex-couples. Since 1 January 2019, registered partnerships are also recognized for mixed-sex couples. Compared to 2018, the number of registered partnerships was nearly 3 times higher than the year before (+173.5%).

In 2019, 47.9% of the registered partners were between 30 and 49 years old and for 61.8% 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.

Registered partnerships since 2010 by selected characteristics


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