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Contents: Cantons and Districts

The population of the Swiss cantons and districts.

NameStatusPopulation
census
2000-12-05
Population
estimate
2010-12-31
Population
estimate
2012-12-31
Aargau [Argovia]Canton547,493611,466627,340
Bezirk AarauDistrict63,19170,59472,852
Bezirk BadenDistrict116,537131,565134,756
Bezirk BremgartenDistrict61,66169,32971,354
Bezirk BruggDistrict43,87346,67247,487
Bezirk KulmDistrict35,90437,88738,405
Bezirk LaufenburgDistrict26,01129,28230,102
Bezirk LenzburgDistrict46,39853,16955,244
Bezirk MuriDistrict28,25432,33933,276
Bezirk RheinfeldenDistrict37,25743,80545,012
Bezirk ZofingenDistrict58,24464,71066,458
Bezirk ZurzachDistrict30,16332,11432,394
Appenzell AusserrhodenCanton53,50453,01753,438
Bezirk HinterlandDistrict24,24823,57723,540
Bezirk MittellandDistrict15,62316,19516,560
Bezirk VorderlandDistrict13,63313,24513,338
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,717
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,717
Basel-Landschaft [Basel-Country]Canton259,374274,404276,537
Bezirk ArlesheimDistrict141,599148,996150,386
Bezirk LaufenDistrict17,18218,90119,057
Bezirk LiestalDistrict54,42157,22957,547
Bezirk SissachDistrict31,02933,68833,991
Bezirk WaldenburgDistrict15,14315,59015,556
Basel-Stadt [Basel-City]Canton188,079184,950187,425
Basel-Stadt [Basel-City]Canton188,079184,950187,425
Bern (Berne)Canton957,197979,802992,617
Arrondissement administratif Jura bernois [Bernese Jura]District51,40851,66852,251
Verwaltungskreis Bern-MittellandDistrict385,319388,546395,006
Verwaltungskreis Biel/BienneDistrict88,58493,85995,718
Verwaltungskreis EmmentalDistrict91,80693,67794,525
Verwaltungskreis Frutigen-NiedersimmentalDistrict38,48839,17139,347
Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-OberhasliDistrict46,37146,51046,648
Verwaltungskreis OberaargauDistrict75,22877,18177,964
Verwaltungskreis Obersimmental-SaanenDistrict16,74316,81016,697
Verwaltungskreis SeelandDistrict64,71468,28869,501
Verwaltungskreis ThunDistrict98,439104,092104,960
Fribourg (Freiburg)Canton241,706278,493291,395
Bezirk See / District du LacDistrict28,05132,91133,924
Bezirk SenseDistrict38,29941,11342,014
District de la BroyeDistrict21,30926,52528,448
District de la GlâneDistrict17,77420,70821,790
District de la GruyèreDistrict38,07046,41549,022
District de la SarineDistrict85,12794,84999,245
District de la VeveyseDistrict12,61415,97216,952
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715463,101
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715463,101
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,369
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,369
Graubünden (Grigioni, Grischun) [Grisons]Canton187,058192,621193,920
Bezirk AlbulaDistrict8,2138,2278,212
Bezirk HinterrheinDistrict12,32512,67213,003
Bezirk ImbodenDistrict16,85918,77319,181
Bezirk InnDistrict8,8889,6709,574
Bezirk LandquartDistrict22,07524,09324,517
Bezirk Maloja / Distretto di MaloggiaDistrict18,81318,65218,733
Bezirk PlessurDistrict39,89240,06740,293
Bezirk Prättigau-DavosDistrict26,43126,19826,236
Bezirk SurselvaDistrict21,61821,77721,335
Distretto di BerninaDistrict4,4274,6294,690
Distretto di MoesaDistrict7,4717,8638,146
JuraCanton68,22470,03270,942
District de DelémontDistrict34,48435,92136,609
District de PorrentruyDistrict24,20124,14524,263
District des Franches-MontagnesDistrict9,5399,96610,070
LuzernCanton350,504377,610386,082
Amt EntlebuchDistrict18,38218,56418,749
Amt HochdorfDistrict60,55166,08167,818
Amt LuzernDistrict162,028172,929176,710
Amt SurseeDistrict62,30170,86272,373
Amt WillisauDistrict46,80749,17450,432
NeuchâtelCanton167,949172,085174,554
District de BoudryDistrict36,72138,86639,133
District de la Chaux-de-FondsDistrict38,23838,68839,448
District de NeuchâtelDistrict51,68552,66953,323
District du LocleDistrict14,60314,09914,247
District du Val-de-RuzDistrict14,52815,83116,405
District du Val-de-TraversDistrict12,17411,93211,998
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02441,584
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02441,584
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,115
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,115
SchaffhausenCanton73,39276,35677,955
Bezirk OberklettgauDistrict3,9794,2824,379
Bezirk ReiatDistrict7,2607,9468,267
Bezirk SchaffhausenDistrict49,41251,22052,117
Bezirk SchleitheimDistrict2,9862,9473,007
Bezirk SteinDistrict4,9865,2225,391
Bezirk UnterklettgauDistrict4,5954,7394,794
SchwyzCanton128,704146,730149,830
Bezirk EinsiedelnDistrict12,62214,38514,632
Bezirk GersauDistrict1,9342,0942,118
Bezirk HöfeDistrict22,90827,33627,754
Bezirk KüssnachtDistrict10,70412,22412,401
Bezirk MarchDistrict32,99538,98340,221
Bezirk SchwyzDistrict47,54151,70852,704
SolothurnCanton244,341255,284259,283
Bezirk BucheggbergDistrict7,0927,5437,560
Bezirk DorneckDistrict17,97819,51719,789
Bezirk GäuDistrict16,73718,13519,054
Bezirk GösgenDistrict22,21123,15523,433
Bezirk LebernDistrict41,96943,22843,766
Bezirk OltenDistrict48,98651,24052,052
Bezirk SolothurnDistrict15,48916,06616,465
Bezirk ThalDistrict14,03814,21614,220
Bezirk ThiersteinDistrict13,48313,94713,982
Bezirk WasseramtDistrict46,25248,23748,962
St. GallenCanton452,837478,907487,060
Wahlkreis RheintalDistrict61,64467,50968,792
Wahlkreis RorschachDistrict38,38241,04741,585
Wahlkreis SarganserlandDistrict35,33937,77539,077
Wahlkreis See-GasterDistrict57,90662,49963,669
Wahlkreis St. GallenDistrict114,305117,823119,598
Wahlkreis ToggenburgDistrict45,90745,05645,084
Wahlkreis WerdenbergDistrict33,00435,64436,447
Wahlkreis WilDistrict66,35071,55472,808
Thurgau [Thurgovia]Canton228,875248,444256,213
Bezirk ArbonDistrict48,12151,89353,327
Bezirk FrauenfeldDistrict57,40661,77863,296
Bezirk KreuzlingenDistrict37,46542,55944,220
Bezirk MünchwilenDistrict38,30242,02443,614
Bezirk WeinfeldenDistrict47,58150,19051,756
TicinoCanton306,846333,753341,652
Distretto di BellinzonaDistrict43,39848,23149,473
Distretto di BlenioDistrict5,1755,5305,591
Distretto di LeventinaDistrict8,9099,6009,524
Distretto di LocarnoDistrict57,20561,70762,787
Distretto di LuganoDistrict128,234141,661146,045
Distretto di MendrisioDistrict45,27648,72949,557
Distretto di RivieraDistrict11,43412,53312,731
Distretto di VallemaggiaDistrict5,4855,7625,944
UriCanton34,77735,42235,693
UriCanton34,77735,42235,693
Valais (Wallis)Canton272,399312,684321,732
Bezirk BrigDistrict23,05225,03325,583
Bezirk GomsDistrict4,4844,7454,629
Bezirk LeukDistrict11,47012,29412,320
Bezirk RaronDistrict10,38010,82910,826
Bezirk VispDistrict26,81927,93428,238
District de ContheyDistrict20,09424,21125,377
District de MartignyDistrict33,69341,36143,453
District de MontheyDistrict33,38940,76642,278
District d'EntremontDistrict12,13814,22314,517
District de Saint-MauriceDistrict10,42012,36012,931
District de SierreDistrict40,01846,13447,198
District de SionDistrict36,99342,43143,759
District d'HérensDistrict9,02910,36310,623
VaudCanton640,657713,281734,356
District d'AigleDistrict35,24840,14341,736
District de la Broye-VullyDistrict31,47636,24638,418
District de la Riviera-Pays-d'EnhautDistrict72,02379,43181,200
District de LausanneDistrict144,764150,362154,096
District de Lavaux-OronDistrict50,49455,91557,061
District de l'Ouest lausannoisDistrict63,24268,23269,913
District de MorgesDistrict64,49973,74775,725
District de NyonDistrict74,08389,60191,834
District du Gros-de-VaudDistrict31,31437,80939,730
District du Jura-Nord vaudoisDistrict73,27581,79584,643
ZugCanton100,052113,105116,575
ZugCanton100,052113,105116,575
Zürich [Zurich]Canton1,247,9061,373,0681,408,575
Bezirk AffolternDistrict41,82148,09649,446
Bezirk AndelfingenDistrict26,60829,51130,038
Bezirk BülachDistrict110,465131,879135,985
Bezirk DielsdorfDistrict68,75880,09082,657
Bezirk DietikonDistrict73,16980,54783,770
Bezirk HinwilDistrict77,20687,82290,740
Bezirk HorgenDistrict106,670115,301118,718
Bezirk MeilenDistrict87,03097,03498,090
Bezirk PfäffikonDistrict50,26955,76857,336
Bezirk UsterDistrict106,071120,607122,862
Bezirk WinterthurDistrict136,566153,556158,156
Bezirk ZürichDistrict363,273372,857380,777

Source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office (web); boundaries of the districts and communes of December 2012.