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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
2013-12-31
Aargau [Argovia]Canton547,493611,466636,362
Bezirk AarauDistrict63,19170,59473,500
Bezirk BadenDistrict116,537131,565136,753
Bezirk BremgartenDistrict61,66169,32972,800
Bezirk BruggDistrict43,87346,67248,279
Bezirk KulmDistrict35,90437,88738,833
Bezirk LaufenburgDistrict26,01129,28230,515
Bezirk LenzburgDistrict46,39853,16956,276
Bezirk MuriDistrict28,25432,33933,750
Bezirk RheinfeldenDistrict37,25743,80545,747
Bezirk ZofingenDistrict58,24464,71067,241
Bezirk ZurzachDistrict30,16332,11432,668
Appenzell AusserrhodenCanton53,50453,01753,691
Bezirk HinterlandDistrict24,24823,57723,729
Bezirk MittellandDistrict15,62316,19516,654
Bezirk VorderlandDistrict13,63313,24513,308
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,778
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,778
Basel-Landschaft [Basel-Country]Canton259,374274,404278,656
Bezirk ArlesheimDistrict141,599148,996151,376
Bezirk LaufenDistrict17,18218,90119,220
Bezirk LiestalDistrict54,42157,22958,061
Bezirk SissachDistrict31,02933,68834,353
Bezirk WaldenburgDistrict15,14315,59015,646
Basel-Stadt [Basel-City]Canton188,079184,950189,335
Basel-Stadt [Basel-City]Canton188,079184,950189,335
Bern (Berne)Canton957,197979,8021,001,281
Arrondissement administratif Jura bernois [Bernese Jura]District51,40851,66852,775
Verwaltungskreis Bern-MittellandDistrict385,319388,546399,002
Verwaltungskreis Biel/BienneDistrict88,58493,85996,842
Verwaltungskreis EmmentalDistrict91,80693,67795,100
Verwaltungskreis Frutigen-NiedersimmentalDistrict38,48839,17139,491
Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-OberhasliDistrict46,37146,51046,862
Verwaltungskreis OberaargauDistrict75,22877,18178,508
Verwaltungskreis Obersimmental-SaanenDistrict16,74316,81016,754
Verwaltungskreis SeelandDistrict64,71468,28870,383
Verwaltungskreis ThunDistrict98,439104,092105,564
Fribourg (Freiburg)Canton241,706278,493297,622
Bezirk See / District du LacDistrict28,05132,91134,359
Bezirk SenseDistrict38,29941,11342,405
District de la BroyeDistrict21,30926,52529,246
District de la GlâneDistrict17,77420,70822,445
District de la GruyèreDistrict38,07046,41550,325
District de la SarineDistrict85,12794,849101,477
District de la VeveyseDistrict12,61415,97217,365
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715469,433
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715469,433
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,593
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,593
Graubünden (Grigioni, Grischun) [Grisons]Canton187,058192,621194,959
Bezirk AlbulaDistrict8,2138,2278,178
Bezirk HinterrheinDistrict12,32512,67213,113
Bezirk ImbodenDistrict16,85918,77319,500
Bezirk InnDistrict8,8889,6709,536
Bezirk LandquartDistrict22,07524,09324,772
Bezirk Maloja / Distretto di MaloggiaDistrict18,81318,65218,717
Bezirk PlessurDistrict39,89240,06740,509
Bezirk Prättigau-DavosDistrict26,43126,19826,349
Bezirk SurselvaDistrict21,61821,77721,347
Distretto di BerninaDistrict4,4274,6294,637
Distretto di MoesaDistrict7,4717,8638,301
JuraCanton68,22470,03271,738
District de DelémontDistrict34,48435,92137,196
District de PorrentruyDistrict24,20124,14524,401
District des Franches-MontagnesDistrict9,5399,96610,141
LuzernCanton350,504377,610390,349
Amt EntlebuchDistrict18,38218,56418,739
Amt HochdorfDistrict60,55166,08168,692
Amt LuzernDistrict162,028172,929178,459
Amt SurseeDistrict62,30170,86273,450
Amt WillisauDistrict46,80749,17451,009
NeuchâtelCanton167,949172,085176,402
District de BoudryDistrict36,72138,86639,653
District de la Chaux-de-FondsDistrict38,23838,68839,859
District de NeuchâtelDistrict51,68552,66953,682
District du LocleDistrict14,60314,09914,487
District du Val-de-RuzDistrict14,52815,83116,649
District du Val-de-TraversDistrict12,17411,93212,072
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02441,888
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02441,888
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,507
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,507
SchaffhausenCanton73,39276,35678,783
Bezirk OberklettgauDistrict3,9794,0454,185
Bezirk ReiatDistrict7,2607,9468,475
Bezirk SchaffhausenDistrict49,41251,45752,812
Bezirk SchleitheimDistrict2,9862,9473,036
Bezirk SteinDistrict4,9865,2225,463
Bezirk UnterklettgauDistrict4,5954,7394,812
SchwyzCanton128,704146,730151,396
Bezirk EinsiedelnDistrict12,62214,38514,878
Bezirk GersauDistrict1,9342,0942,169
Bezirk HöfeDistrict22,90827,33627,884
Bezirk KüssnachtDistrict10,70412,22412,426
Bezirk MarchDistrict32,99538,98340,908
Bezirk SchwyzDistrict47,54151,70853,131
SolothurnCanton244,341255,284261,437
Bezirk BucheggbergDistrict7,0927,5437,543
Bezirk DorneckDistrict17,97819,51719,978
Bezirk GäuDistrict16,73718,13519,448
Bezirk GösgenDistrict22,21123,15523,685
Bezirk LebernDistrict41,96943,22844,165
Bezirk OltenDistrict48,98651,24052,439
Bezirk SolothurnDistrict15,48916,06616,599
Bezirk ThalDistrict14,03814,21614,211
Bezirk ThiersteinDistrict13,48313,94714,068
Bezirk WasseramtDistrict46,25248,23749,301
St. GallenCanton452,837478,907491,699
Wahlkreis RheintalDistrict61,64467,50969,612
Wahlkreis RorschachDistrict38,38241,04741,910
Wahlkreis SarganserlandDistrict35,33937,77539,507
Wahlkreis See-GasterDistrict57,90662,49964,488
Wahlkreis St. GallenDistrict114,305117,823120,330
Wahlkreis ToggenburgDistrict45,90745,05645,261
Wahlkreis WerdenbergDistrict33,00435,64437,072
Wahlkreis WilDistrict66,35071,55473,519
Thurgau [Thurgovia]Canton228,875248,444260,278
Bezirk ArbonDistrict48,12151,89354,011
Bezirk FrauenfeldDistrict57,40661,77864,084
Bezirk KreuzlingenDistrict37,46542,55945,175
Bezirk MünchwilenDistrict38,30242,02444,453
Bezirk WeinfeldenDistrict47,58150,19052,555
TicinoCanton306,846333,753346,539
Distretto di BellinzonaDistrict43,39848,23150,193
Distretto di BlenioDistrict5,1755,5305,659
Distretto di LeventinaDistrict8,9099,6009,377
Distretto di LocarnoDistrict57,20561,70763,235
Distretto di LuganoDistrict128,234141,661148,833
Distretto di MendrisioDistrict45,27648,72950,357
Distretto di RivieraDistrict11,43412,53312,918
Distretto di VallemaggiaDistrict5,4855,7625,967
UriCanton34,77735,42235,865
UriCanton34,77735,42235,865
Valais (Wallis)Canton272,399312,684327,011
Bezirk BrigDistrict23,05225,03325,929
Bezirk GomsDistrict4,4844,7454,569
Bezirk LeukDistrict11,47012,29412,252
Bezirk RaronDistrict10,38010,82910,864
Bezirk VispDistrict26,81927,93428,244
District de ContheyDistrict20,09424,21126,052
District de MartignyDistrict33,69341,36144,359
District de MontheyDistrict33,38940,76643,333
District d'EntremontDistrict12,13814,22314,749
District de Saint-MauriceDistrict10,42012,36013,193
District de SierreDistrict40,01846,13447,972
District de SionDistrict36,99342,43144,723
District d'HérensDistrict9,02910,36310,772
VaudCanton640,657713,281749,373
District d'AigleDistrict35,24840,14342,750
District de la Broye-VullyDistrict31,47636,24639,868
District de la Riviera-Pays-d'EnhautDistrict72,02379,43182,394
District de LausanneDistrict144,764150,362157,119
District de Lavaux-OronDistrict50,49455,91557,852
District de l'Ouest lausannoisDistrict63,24268,23271,086
District de MorgesDistrict64,49973,74777,341
District de NyonDistrict74,08389,60193,521
District du Gros-de-VaudDistrict31,40137,91740,962
District du Jura-Nord vaudoisDistrict73,18881,68786,480
ZugCanton100,052113,105118,118
ZugCanton100,052113,105118,118
Zürich [Zurich]Canton1,247,9061,373,0681,425,538
Bezirk AffolternDistrict41,82148,09649,965
Bezirk AndelfingenDistrict26,60829,51130,346
Bezirk BülachDistrict110,465131,879138,316
Bezirk DielsdorfDistrict68,75880,09084,164
Bezirk DietikonDistrict73,16980,54785,149
Bezirk HinwilDistrict77,20687,82291,500
Bezirk HorgenDistrict106,670115,301120,048
Bezirk MeilenDistrict87,03097,03498,852
Bezirk PfäffikonDistrict50,26955,76857,877
Bezirk UsterDistrict106,071120,607124,494
Bezirk WinterthurDistrict136,566153,556160,041
Bezirk ZürichDistrict363,273372,857384,786

Source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office (web); cantons and districts in the boundaries of December 2013.