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Switzerland: Agglomerations

Contents: Agglomerations

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

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NameStatusCantonsPopulation
Census
1980-12-02
Population
Census
1990-12-04
Population
Census
2000-12-05
Population
Estimate
2010-12-31
Population
Estimate
2018-12-31
AarauAgglomerationAargau / Solothurn59,00063,41364,50671,92379,853
Altdorf (UR)AgglomerationUri28,91929,80030,59431,30732,279
Altstätten (Rheintal)AgglomerationSt. Gallen40,19344,25148,99253,82458,382
Amriswil - RomanshornAgglomerationThurgau18,06520,63921,75923,33226,158
Arbon - RorschachAgglomerationThurgau / St. Gallen45,43747,89348,85051,92755,011
Baden - BruggAgglomerationAargau88,06092,96295,197103,145111,419
BaselAgglomerationBasel-Stadt / Basel-Landschaft / Aargau / Solothurn479,340495,767501,790521,229550,035
BellinzonaAgglomerationTicino / Graubünden38,05740,71243,88949,04153,393
BernAgglomerationBern / Fribourg371,225387,029387,380392,187419,791
Biel/BienneAgglomerationBern95,77196,53093,82499,447106,792
Brig - VispAgglomerationValais36,39239,08741,76044,70947,768
Buchs (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen18,99521,70223,81625,75628,296
BulleAgglomerationFribourg15,18018,41321,79027,77834,072
Chiasso - MendrisioAgglomerationTicino42,01244,13946,17849,15451,332
ChurAgglomerationGraubünden47,56550,73552,80155,83459,752
DelémontAgglomerationJura24,96925,84826,53727,79730,073
FrauenfeldAgglomerationThurgau18,88320,57721,95423,29825,607
FribourgAgglomerationFribourg70,86580,01487,58297,229109,083
Genève [Geneva]AgglomerationGenève / Vaud393,926438,500485,651544,772597,105
GlarusAgglomerationGlarus26,16927,45027,57128,78830,906
GrenchenAgglomerationSolothurn / Bern24,96824,93425,11825,37027,535
InterlakenAgglomerationBern18,49320,55421,79423,08024,099
KreuzlingenAgglomerationThurgau17,09818,39518,80221,65324,223
La Chaux-de-Fonds - Le LocleAgglomerationNeuchâtel / Bern52,62851,61651,15551,16051,764
LachenAgglomerationSchwyz15,76019,26522,48026,99330,137
LausanneAgglomerationVaud / Fribourg299,749333,093348,387379,164424,512
LenzburgAgglomerationAargau16,76417,55017,84420,02024,439
LocarnoAgglomerationTicino44,45345,91149,85753,35955,749
LuganoAgglomerationTicino104,521115,035128,457141,236151,106
Luzern [Lucerne]AgglomerationLuzern / Nidwalden178,001192,259202,442215,800231,199
MartignyAgglomerationValais12,94415,60816,82519,15721,508
MontheyAgglomerationValais17,65122,46224,51429,56733,501
NeuchâtelAgglomerationNeuchâtel75,10478,18380,40983,04185,815
Olten - ZofingenAgglomerationSolothurn / Aargau / Luzern80,81984,05686,16293,105101,646
Rapperswil-Jona - RütiAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Zürich34,24038,80441,25444,85046,801
SchaffhausenAgglomerationSchaffhausen / Zürich61,31062,64963,13566,34371,202
SierreAgglomerationValais18,75220,98021,73524,36126,395
SionAgglomerationValais53,24561,02066,23977,10187,358
SolothurnAgglomerationSolothurn66,41969,98672,46675,53179,639
Stein (AG)AgglomerationAargau3,4683,7344,5275,4146,081
St. GallenAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Appenzell Ausserrhoden / Thurgau146,040153,838156,535160,546167,174
ThunAgglomerationBern65,45969,71573,41678,30280,799
Vevey - MontreuxAgglomerationVaud63,17970,42971,84679,71785,847
Wil (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen / Thurgau52,09059,01663,49869,08274,528
WinterthurAgglomerationZürich105,890109,477116,108130,398143,417
Wohlen (AG)AgglomerationAargau15,91417,36318,63220,40723,801
Yverdon-les-BainsAgglomerationVaud26,80130,73633,60237,98742,140
ZugAgglomerationZug / Zürich / Aargau / Luzern78,10388,310103,613117,495132,178
Zürich [Zurich]AgglomerationZürich / Aargau / Schwyz / Schaffhausen1,012,2171,070,1911,133,8491,249,7501,384,291

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 2018 are preliminary.