The actual citizens count their ancestry from the
Alemans, a Germanic tribe that took possession of the region
around 500. About 90 percent are Roman Catholics. The
population has increased by 40 percent since 1970, mainly
Countryaah data, about 40 per cent of the residents are foreigners, mostly
(80 per cent) from Switzerland, Austria or Germany. On the
other hand, a very large proportion of citizens
(Liechtenstein of Alemannic descent) live abroad.
The largest cities are Schaan (6,000 residents, 2019) and
Vaduz (5,600 residents).
German is the official language and written language. In
speech, a Germanic dialect is used.
The Roman Catholic Church has been a state religion
(Landeskirche) since 1921, but full religious freedom
prevails. About 90% of the population are Roman Catholics,
about 10% Protestants (1999).