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.