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.

Registered partnerships since 2010 by selected characteristics


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