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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]Canton547,493611,466645,277
Bezirk AarauDistrict63,19170,59474,350
Bezirk BadenDistrict116,537131,565138,320
Bezirk BremgartenDistrict61,66169,32973,796
Bezirk BruggDistrict43,87346,67249,087
Bezirk KulmDistrict35,90437,88739,323
Bezirk LaufenburgDistrict26,01129,28230,884
Bezirk LenzburgDistrict46,39853,16957,487
Bezirk MuriDistrict28,25432,33934,285
Bezirk RheinfeldenDistrict37,25743,80546,559
Bezirk ZofingenDistrict58,24464,71068,295
Bezirk ZurzachDistrict30,16332,11432,891
Appenzell AusserrhodenCanton53,50453,01754,064
Bezirk HinterlandDistrict24,24823,57723,883
Bezirk MittellandDistrict15,62316,19516,775
Bezirk VorderlandDistrict13,63313,24513,406
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,854
Appenzell InnerrhodenCanton14,61815,68815,854
Basel-Landschaft [Basel Country]Canton259,374274,404281,301
Bezirk ArlesheimDistrict141,599148,996152,563
Bezirk LaufenDistrict17,18218,90119,468
Bezirk LiestalDistrict54,42157,22958,648
Bezirk SissachDistrict31,02933,68834,755
Bezirk WaldenburgDistrict15,14315,59015,867
Basel-Stadt [Basel City]Canton188,079184,950190,580
Basel-Stadt [Basel City]Canton188,079184,950190,580
Bern (Berne)Canton957,197979,8021,009,418
Arrondissement administratif Jura bernois [Bernese Jura]District51,40851,66853,318
Verwaltungskreis Bern-MittellandDistrict385,319388,546402,520
Verwaltungskreis Biel/BienneDistrict88,58493,85997,928
Verwaltungskreis EmmentalDistrict91,80693,67795,573
Verwaltungskreis Frutigen-NiedersimmentalDistrict38,48839,17139,587
Verwaltungskreis Interlaken-OberhasliDistrict46,37146,51047,155
Verwaltungskreis OberaargauDistrict75,22877,18179,196
Verwaltungskreis Obersimmental-SaanenDistrict16,74316,81016,777
Verwaltungskreis SeelandDistrict64,71468,28871,126
Verwaltungskreis ThunDistrict98,439104,092106,238
Fribourg (Freiburg)Canton241,706278,493303,377
Bezirk See / District du Lac [Lake District]District28,05132,91134,901
Bezirk SenseDistrict38,29941,11342,950
District de la BroyeDistrict21,30926,52530,035
District de la GlâneDistrict17,77420,70822,917
District de la GruyèreDistrict38,07046,41551,580
District de la SarineDistrict85,12794,849103,330
District de la VeveyseDistrict12,61415,97217,664
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715477,385
Genève [Geneva]Canton413,673457,715477,385
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,794
GlarusCanton38,18338,60839,794
Graubünden (Grigioni, Grischun) [Grisons]Canton187,058192,621195,886
Bezirk AlbulaDistrict8,2138,2278,177
Bezirk HinterrheinDistrict12,32512,67213,171
Bezirk ImbodenDistrict16,85918,77319,781
Bezirk InnDistrict8,8889,6709,426
Bezirk LandquartDistrict22,07524,09325,224
Bezirk Maloja / Distretto di MaloggiaDistrict18,81318,65218,853
Bezirk PlessurDistrict39,89240,06740,673
Bezirk Prättigau-DavosDistrict26,43126,19826,312
Bezirk SurselvaDistrict21,61821,77721,279
Distretto di BerninaDistrict4,4274,6294,652
Distretto di MoesaDistrict7,4717,8638,338
JuraCanton68,22470,03272,410
District de DelémontDistrict34,48435,92137,660
District de PorrentruyDistrict24,20124,14524,488
District des Franches-MontagnesDistrict9,5399,96610,262
Luzern [Lucerne]Canton350,504377,610394,604
Wahlkreis EntlebuchDistrict22,46822,80223,152
Wahlkreis HochdorfDistrict60,55166,08169,693
Wahlkreis Luzern-Land [Lucerne Country]District86,60395,43898,681
Wahlkreis Luzern-Stadt [Lucerne City]District75,42577,49181,057
Wahlkreis SurseeDistrict58,21566,62470,296
Wahlkreis WillisauDistrict46,80749,17451,725
NeuchâtelCanton167,949172,085177,327
District de BoudryDistrict36,72138,86640,028
District de la Chaux-de-FondsDistrict38,23838,68840,192
District de NeuchâtelDistrict51,68552,66953,676
District du LocleDistrict14,60314,09914,489
District du Val-de-RuzDistrict14,52815,83116,891
District du Val-de-TraversDistrict12,17411,93212,051
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02442,080
Nidwalden [Nidwald]Canton37,23541,02442,080
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,834
Obwalden [Obwald]Canton32,42735,58536,834
SchaffhausenCanton73,39276,35679,417
Bezirk OberklettgauDistrict3,9794,0454,215
Bezirk ReiatDistrict7,2607,9468,616
Bezirk SchaffhausenDistrict49,41251,45753,262
Bezirk SchleitheimDistrict2,9862,9473,024
Bezirk SteinDistrict4,9865,2225,470
Bezirk UnterklettgauDistrict4,5954,7394,830
SchwyzCanton128,704146,730152,759
Bezirk EinsiedelnDistrict12,62214,38514,949
Bezirk GersauDistrict1,9342,0942,213
Bezirk HöfeDistrict22,90827,33628,028
Bezirk KüssnachtDistrict10,70412,22412,395
Bezirk MarchDistrict32,99538,98341,575
Bezirk SchwyzDistrict47,54151,70853,599
SolothurnCanton244,341255,284263,719
Bezirk BucheggbergDistrict7,0927,5437,630
Bezirk DorneckDistrict17,97819,51720,179
Bezirk GäuDistrict16,73718,13519,960
Bezirk GösgenDistrict22,21123,15523,861
Bezirk LebernDistrict41,96943,22844,431
Bezirk OltenDistrict48,98651,24052,906
Bezirk SolothurnDistrict15,48916,06616,545
Bezirk ThalDistrict14,03814,21614,281
Bezirk ThiersteinDistrict13,48313,94714,212
Bezirk WasseramtDistrict46,25248,23749,714
St. GallenCanton452,837478,907495,824
Wahlkreis RheintalDistrict61,64467,50970,334
Wahlkreis RorschachDistrict38,38241,04742,124
Wahlkreis SarganserlandDistrict35,33937,77539,692
Wahlkreis See-GasterDistrict57,90662,49965,148
Wahlkreis St. GallenDistrict114,305117,823121,144
Wahlkreis ToggenburgDistrict45,90745,05645,598
Wahlkreis WerdenbergDistrict33,00435,64437,581
Wahlkreis WilDistrict66,35071,55474,203
Thurgau [Thurgovia]Canton228,875248,444263,733
Bezirk ArbonDistrict48,12151,89354,281
Bezirk FrauenfeldDistrict57,40661,77864,770
Bezirk KreuzlingenDistrict37,46542,55946,001
Bezirk MünchwilenDistrict38,30242,02445,112
Bezirk WeinfeldenDistrict47,58150,19053,569
TicinoCanton306,846333,753350,363
Distretto di BellinzonaDistrict43,39848,23150,803
Distretto di BlenioDistrict5,1755,5305,653
Distretto di LeventinaDistrict8,9099,6009,412
Distretto di LocarnoDistrict57,20561,70763,440
Distretto di LuganoDistrict128,234141,661150,948
Distretto di MendrisioDistrict45,27648,72951,073
Distretto di RivieraDistrict11,43412,53313,013
Distretto di VallemaggiaDistrict5,4855,7626,021
UriCanton34,77735,42236,008
UriCanton34,77735,42236,008
Valais (Wallis)Canton272,399312,684331,763
Bezirk BrigDistrict23,05225,03326,303
Bezirk GomsDistrict4,4844,7454,506
Bezirk LeukDistrict11,47012,29412,316
Bezirk RaronDistrict10,38010,82910,865
Bezirk VispDistrict26,81927,93428,294
District de ContheyDistrict20,09424,21126,678
District de MartignyDistrict33,69341,36145,167
District de MontheyDistrict33,38940,76644,384
District d'EntremontDistrict12,13814,22314,984
District de Saint-MauriceDistrict10,42012,36013,443
District de SierreDistrict40,01846,13448,476
District de SionDistrict36,99342,43145,473
District d'HérensDistrict9,02910,36310,874
VaudCanton640,657713,281761,446
District d'AigleDistrict35,24840,14343,674
District de la Broye-VullyDistrict31,47636,24641,041
District de la Riviera-Pays-d'EnhautDistrict72,02379,43183,423
District de LausanneDistrict144,764150,362158,645
District de Lavaux-OronDistrict50,49455,91558,624
District de l'Ouest lausannoisDistrict63,24268,23271,838
District de MorgesDistrict64,49973,74778,464
District de NyonDistrict74,08389,60195,548
District du Gros-de-VaudDistrict31,40137,91742,120
District du Jura-Nord vaudoisDistrict73,18881,68788,069
ZugCanton100,052113,105120,089
ZugCanton100,052113,105120,089
Zürich [Zurich]Canton1,247,9061,373,0681,446,354
Bezirk AffolternDistrict41,82148,09650,591
Bezirk AndelfingenDistrict26,60829,51130,654
Bezirk BülachDistrict110,465131,879141,242
Bezirk DielsdorfDistrict68,75880,09085,790
Bezirk DietikonDistrict73,16980,54786,826
Bezirk HinwilDistrict77,20687,82292,462
Bezirk HorgenDistrict106,670115,301121,220
Bezirk MeilenDistrict87,03097,03499,946
Bezirk PfäffikonDistrict50,26955,76858,397
Bezirk UsterDistrict106,071120,607126,004
Bezirk WinterthurDistrict136,566153,556161,863
Bezirk ZürichDistrict363,273372,857391,359

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