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Switzerland: Administrative Division

Contents: Cantons and Districts

The population of the Swiss cantons and districts.

NameStatusPopulation
Census
2000-12-05
Population
Census
2010-12-31
Population
Estimate
2014-12-31
Aargau [Argovia]Canton547,493611,466645,251
Bezirk AarauDistrict63,19170,59474,346
Bezirk BadenDistrict116,537131,565138,315
Bezirk BremgartenDistrict61,66169,32973,776
Bezirk BruggDistrict43,87346,67249,066
Bezirk KulmDistrict35,90437,88739,322
Bezirk LaufenburgDistrict26,01129,28230,883
Bezirk LenzburgDistrict46,39853,16957,488
Bezirk MuriDistrict28,25432,33934,283
Bezirk RheinfeldenDistrict37,25743,80546,569
Bezirk ZofingenDistrict58,24464,71068,295
Bezirk ZurzachDistrict30,16332,11432,908
Appenzell AusserrhodenCanton53,50453,01754,061
Bezirk HinterlandDistrict24,24823,57723,883
Bezirk MittellandDistrict15,62316,19516,772
Bezirk VorderlandDistrict13,63313,24513,406
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,853
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,853
Basel-Landschaft [Basel Country]Canton259,374274,404281,266
Bezirk ArlesheimDistrict141,599148,996152,542
Bezirk LaufenDistrict17,18218,90119,463
Bezirk LiestalDistrict54,42157,22958,640
Bezirk SissachDistrict31,02933,68834,754
Bezirk WaldenburgDistrict15,14315,59015,867
Basel-Stadt [Basel City]Canton188,079184,950190,519
Basel-Stadt [Basel City]Canton188,079184,950190,519
Bern (Berne)Canton957,197979,8021,009,204
Arrondissement administratif Jura bernois [Bernese Jura]District51,40851,66853,300
Verwaltungskreis Bern-MittellandDistrict385,319388,546402,430
Verwaltungskreis Biel/BienneDistrict88,58493,85997,864
Verwaltungskreis EmmentalDistrict91,80693,67795,550
Verwaltungskreis Frutigen-NiedersimmentalDistrict38,48839,17139,588
Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-OberhasliDistrict46,37146,51047,181
Verwaltungskreis OberaargauDistrict75,22877,18179,186
Verwaltungskreis Obersimmental-SaanenDistrict16,74316,81016,780
Verwaltungskreis SeelandDistrict64,71468,28871,110
Verwaltungskreis ThunDistrict98,439104,092106,215
Fribourg (Freiburg)Canton241,706278,493303,343
Bezirk See / District du Lac [Lake District]District28,05132,91134,901
Bezirk SenseDistrict38,29941,11342,943
District de la BroyeDistrict21,30926,52530,034
District de la GlâneDistrict17,77420,70822,914
District de la GruyèreDistrict38,07046,41551,574
District de la SarineDistrict85,12794,849103,316
District de la VeveyseDistrict12,61415,97217,661
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715477,321
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715477,321
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,794
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,794
Graubünden (Grigioni, Grischun) [Grisons]Canton187,058192,621195,916
Bezirk AlbulaDistrict8,2138,2278,177
Bezirk HinterrheinDistrict12,32512,67213,166
Bezirk ImbodenDistrict16,85918,77319,779
Bezirk InnDistrict8,8889,6709,431
Bezirk LandquartDistrict22,07524,09325,223
Bezirk Maloja / Distretto di MaloggiaDistrict18,81318,65218,885
Bezirk PlessurDistrict39,89240,06740,669
Bezirk Prättigau-DavosDistrict26,43126,19826,310
Bezirk SurselvaDistrict21,61821,77721,286
Distretto di BerninaDistrict4,4274,6294,652
Distretto di MoesaDistrict7,4717,8638,338
JuraCanton68,22470,03272,396
District de DelémontDistrict34,48435,92137,653
District de PorrentruyDistrict24,20124,14524,483
District des Franches-MontagnesDistrict9,5399,96610,260
Luzern [Lucerne]Canton350,504377,610394,571
Wahlkreis EntlebuchDistrict22,46822,80223,151
Wahlkreis HochdorfDistrict60,55166,08169,697
Wahlkreis Luzern-Land [Lucerne Country]District86,60395,43898,670
Wahlkreis Luzern-Stadt [Lucerne City]District75,42577,49181,042
Wahlkreis SurseeDistrict58,21566,62470,291
Wahlkreis WillisauDistrict46,80749,17451,720
NeuchâtelCanton167,949172,085177,303
District de BoudryDistrict36,72138,86640,025
District de la Chaux-de-FondsDistrict38,23838,68840,184
District de NeuchâtelDistrict51,68552,66953,668
District du LocleDistrict14,60314,09914,486
District du Val-de-RuzDistrict14,52815,83116,889
District du Val-de-TraversDistrict12,17411,93212,051
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02442,082
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02442,082
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,837
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,837
SchaffhausenCanton73,39276,35679,420
Bezirk OberklettgauDistrict3,9794,0454,215
Bezirk ReiatDistrict7,2607,9468,620
Bezirk SchaffhausenDistrict49,41251,45753,259
Bezirk SchleitheimDistrict2,9862,9473,024
Bezirk SteinDistrict4,9865,2225,472
Bezirk UnterklettgauDistrict4,5954,7394,830
SchwyzCanton128,704146,730152,775
Bezirk EinsiedelnDistrict12,62214,38514,952
Bezirk GersauDistrict1,9342,0942,214
Bezirk HöfeDistrict22,90827,33628,037
Bezirk KüssnachtDistrict10,70412,22412,396
Bezirk MarchDistrict32,99538,98341,579
Bezirk SchwyzDistrict47,54151,70853,597
SolothurnCanton244,341255,284263,665
Bezirk BucheggbergDistrict7,0927,5437,630
Bezirk DorneckDistrict17,97819,51720,175
Bezirk GäuDistrict16,73718,13519,957
Bezirk GösgenDistrict22,21123,15523,856
Bezirk LebernDistrict41,96943,22844,414
Bezirk OltenDistrict48,98651,24052,900
Bezirk SolothurnDistrict15,48916,06616,542
Bezirk ThalDistrict14,03814,21614,275
Bezirk ThiersteinDistrict13,48313,94714,210
Bezirk WasseramtDistrict46,25248,23749,706
St. GallenCanton452,837478,907495,756
Wahlkreis RheintalDistrict61,64467,50970,335
Wahlkreis RorschachDistrict38,38241,04742,117
Wahlkreis SarganserlandDistrict35,33937,77539,688
Wahlkreis See-GasterDistrict57,90662,49965,137
Wahlkreis St. GallenDistrict114,305117,823121,129
Wahlkreis ToggenburgDistrict45,90745,05645,593
Wahlkreis WerdenbergDistrict33,00435,64437,569
Wahlkreis WilDistrict66,35071,55474,188
Thurgau [Thurgovia]Canton228,875248,444263,703
Bezirk ArbonDistrict48,12151,89354,275
Bezirk FrauenfeldDistrict57,40661,77864,768
Bezirk KreuzlingenDistrict37,46542,55945,992
Bezirk MünchwilenDistrict38,30242,02445,106
Bezirk WeinfeldenDistrict47,58150,19053,562
TicinoCanton306,846333,753350,399
Distretto di BellinzonaDistrict43,39848,23150,799
Distretto di BlenioDistrict5,1755,5305,655
Distretto di LeventinaDistrict8,9099,6009,415
Distretto di LocarnoDistrict57,20561,70763,446
Distretto di LuganoDistrict128,234141,661150,973
Distretto di MendrisioDistrict45,27648,72951,074
Distretto di RivieraDistrict11,43412,53313,014
Distretto di VallemaggiaDistrict5,4855,7626,023
UriCanton34,77735,42236,023
UriCanton34,77735,42236,023
Valais (Wallis)Canton272,399312,684331,794
Bezirk BrigDistrict23,05225,03326,298
Bezirk GomsDistrict4,4844,7454,508
Bezirk LeukDistrict11,47012,29412,325
Bezirk RaronDistrict10,38010,82910,867
Bezirk VispDistrict26,81927,93428,314
District de ContheyDistrict20,09424,21126,686
District de MartignyDistrict33,69341,36145,169
District de MontheyDistrict33,38940,76644,364
District d'EntremontDistrict12,13814,22314,994
District de Saint-MauriceDistrict10,42012,36013,446
District de SierreDistrict40,01846,13448,489
District de SionDistrict36,99342,43145,458
District d'HérensDistrict9,02910,36310,876
VaudCanton640,657713,281761,157
District d'AigleDistrict35,24840,14343,652
District de la Broye-VullyDistrict31,47636,24641,028
District de la Riviera-Pays-d'EnhautDistrict72,02379,43183,414
District de LausanneDistrict144,764150,362158,598
District de Lavaux-OronDistrict50,49455,91558,618
District de l'Ouest lausannoisDistrict63,24268,23271,810
District de MorgesDistrict64,49973,74778,432
District de NyonDistrict74,08389,60195,489
District du Gros-de-VaudDistrict31,40137,91742,095
District du Jura-Nord vaudoisDistrict73,18881,68788,021
ZugCanton100,052113,105120,071
ZugCanton100,052113,105120,071
Zürich [Zurich]Canton1,247,9061,373,0681,446,093
Bezirk AffolternDistrict41,82148,09650,578
Bezirk AndelfingenDistrict26,60829,51130,651
Bezirk BülachDistrict110,465131,879141,214
Bezirk DielsdorfDistrict68,75880,09085,771
Bezirk DietikonDistrict73,16980,54786,783
Bezirk HinwilDistrict77,20687,82292,445
Bezirk HorgenDistrict106,670115,301121,180
Bezirk MeilenDistrict87,03097,03499,927
Bezirk PfäffikonDistrict50,26955,76858,380
Bezirk UsterDistrict106,071120,607125,983
Bezirk WinterthurDistrict136,566153,556161,864
Bezirk ZürichDistrict363,273372,857391,317

Source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office (web).
Districts and communes in the boundaries of December 2014.