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Switzerland: Agglomerations

Contents: Agglomerations

The population of the Swiss agglomerations according to census results and latest estimates.

NameStatusCantonsPopulation
Census
1980-12-02
Population
Census
1990-12-04
Population
Census
2000-12-05
Population
Estimate
2010-12-31
Population
Estimate
2017-12-31
AarauAgglomerationAargau / Solothurn59,00063,41364,50671,92378,808
Altdorf (UR)AgglomerationUri28,91929,80030,59431,30732,118
Altstätten (Rheintal)AgglomerationSt. Gallen40,19344,25148,99253,82457,821
Amriswil - RomanshornAgglomerationThurgau18,06520,63921,75923,33225,856
Arbon - RorschachAgglomerationThurgau / St. Gallen45,43747,89348,85051,92754,419
Baden - BruggAgglomerationAargau88,06092,96295,197103,145110,693
BaselAgglomerationBasel-Stadt / Basel-Landschaft / Aargau / Solothurn479,340495,767501,790521,229547,761
BellinzonaAgglomerationTicino / Graubünden38,05740,71243,88949,04153,223
BernAgglomerationBern / Fribourg370,984386,811387,132391,931418,225
Biel/BienneAgglomerationBern95,77196,53093,82499,447105,726
Brig - VispAgglomerationValais36,39239,08741,76044,70947,591
Buchs (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen18,99521,70223,81625,75628,016
BulleAgglomerationFribourg15,18018,41321,79027,77833,013
Chiasso - MendrisioAgglomerationTicino42,01244,13946,17849,15451,569
ChurAgglomerationGraubünden47,56550,73552,80155,83459,321
DelémontAgglomerationJura24,96925,84826,53727,79729,894
FrauenfeldAgglomerationThurgau18,88320,57721,95423,29825,442
FribourgAgglomerationFribourg70,86580,01487,58297,229108,809
Genève [Geneva]AgglomerationGenève / Vaud393,926438,500485,651544,772592,060
GlarusAgglomerationGlarus26,16927,45027,57128,78830,768
GrenchenAgglomerationSolothurn / Bern24,96824,93425,11825,37027,275
InterlakenAgglomerationBern18,49320,55421,79423,08024,099
KreuzlingenAgglomerationThurgau17,09818,39518,80221,65323,971
La Chaux-de-Fonds - Le LocleAgglomerationNeuchâtel / Bern52,62851,61651,15551,16052,587
LachenAgglomerationSchwyz15,76019,26522,48026,99329,721
LausanneAgglomerationVaud / Fribourg299,749333,093348,387379,164420,757
LenzburgAgglomerationAargau16,76417,55017,84420,02023,754
LocarnoAgglomerationTicino44,45345,91149,85753,35955,761
LuganoAgglomerationTicino104,521115,035128,457141,236151,207
Luzern [Lucerne]AgglomerationLuzern / Nidwalden178,001192,259202,442215,800229,407
MartignyAgglomerationValais12,94415,60816,82519,15721,382
MontheyAgglomerationValais17,65122,46224,51429,56732,985
NeuchâtelAgglomerationNeuchâtel77,70581,55884,01286,87889,769
Olten - ZofingenAgglomerationSolothurn / Aargau / Luzern80,81984,05686,16293,105100,866
Rapperswil-Jona - RütiAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Zürich34,24038,80441,25444,85046,716
SchaffhausenAgglomerationSchaffhausen / Zürich61,31062,64963,13566,34370,660
SierreAgglomerationValais18,75220,98021,73524,36126,412
SionAgglomerationValais53,24561,02066,23977,10186,461
SolothurnAgglomerationSolothurn66,41969,98672,46675,53179,255
Stein (AG)AgglomerationAargau3,4683,7344,5275,4146,088
St. GallenAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Appenzell Ausserrhoden / Thurgau146,040153,838156,535160,546166,762
ThunAgglomerationBern65,45969,71573,41678,30280,823
Vevey - MontreuxAgglomerationVaud63,17970,42971,84679,71786,190
Wil (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen / Thurgau52,09059,01663,49869,08274,067
WinterthurAgglomerationZürich105,553109,093115,689129,951141,619
Wohlen (AG)AgglomerationAargau15,91417,36318,63220,40723,419
Yverdon-les-BainsAgglomerationVaud26,80130,73633,60237,98741,903
ZugAgglomerationZug / Zürich / Aargau / Luzern78,10388,310103,613117,495130,668
Zürich [Zurich]AgglomerationZürich / Aargau / Schwyz / Schaffhausen1,012,2171,070,1911,133,8491,249,7501,369,041

Source: Swiss Federal Statistical Office (web).

Explanation: Boundaries of agglomerations (core and belt) according to the 2012 definition without parts outside of Switzerland. The population figures for 2017 are final.