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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
2019-12-31
AarauAgglomerationAargau / Solothurn59,00063,41364,50671,92380,845
Altdorf (UR)AgglomerationUri28,91929,80030,59431,30732,506
Altstätten (Rheintal)AgglomerationSt. Gallen40,19344,25148,99253,82458,855
Amriswil - RomanshornAgglomerationThurgau18,06520,63921,75923,33226,551
Arbon - RorschachAgglomerationThurgau / St. Gallen45,43747,89348,85051,92755,625
Baden - BruggAgglomerationAargau88,06092,96295,197103,145112,003
BaselAgglomerationBasel-Stadt / Basel-Landschaft / Aargau / Solothurn479,340495,767501,790521,229552,721
BellinzonaAgglomerationTicino / Graubünden38,05740,71243,88949,04153,454
BernAgglomerationBern / Fribourg371,225387,029387,380392,187422,007
Biel/BienneAgglomerationBern95,77196,53093,82499,447107,676
Brig - VispAgglomerationValais36,39239,08741,76044,70947,960
Buchs (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen18,99521,70223,81625,75628,660
BulleAgglomerationFribourg15,18018,41321,79027,77834,521
Chiasso - MendrisioAgglomerationTicino42,01244,13946,17849,15450,799
ChurAgglomerationGraubünden47,56550,73552,80155,83460,183
DelémontAgglomerationJura25,18926,18926,91728,26330,569
FrauenfeldAgglomerationThurgau18,88320,57721,95423,29825,774
FribourgAgglomerationFribourg70,86580,01487,58297,229109,524
Genève [Geneva]AgglomerationGenève / Vaud393,926438,500485,651544,772603,078
GlarusAgglomerationGlarus26,16927,45027,57128,78831,132
GrenchenAgglomerationSolothurn / Bern24,96824,93425,11825,37027,714
InterlakenAgglomerationBern18,49320,55421,79423,08024,244
KreuzlingenAgglomerationThurgau17,09818,39518,80221,65324,488
La Chaux-de-Fonds - Le LocleAgglomerationNeuchâtel / Bern52,62851,61651,15551,16051,204
LachenAgglomerationSchwyz15,76019,26522,48026,99330,279
LausanneAgglomerationVaud / Fribourg299,749333,093348,387379,164427,682
LenzburgAgglomerationAargau16,76417,55017,84420,02025,330
LocarnoAgglomerationTicino44,45345,91149,85753,35955,677
LuganoAgglomerationTicino104,521115,035128,457141,236150,169
Luzern [Lucerne]AgglomerationLuzern / Nidwalden178,001192,259202,442215,800233,456
MartignyAgglomerationValais12,94415,60816,82519,15721,495
MontheyAgglomerationValais17,65122,46224,51429,56733,919
NeuchâtelAgglomerationNeuchâtel75,10478,18380,40983,04186,104
Olten - ZofingenAgglomerationSolothurn / Aargau / Luzern80,81984,05686,16293,105102,616
Rapperswil-Jona - RütiAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Zürich34,24038,80441,25444,85047,164
SchaffhausenAgglomerationSchaffhausen / Zürich61,31062,64963,13566,34371,480
SierreAgglomerationValais18,75220,98021,73524,36126,470
SionAgglomerationValais53,24561,02066,23977,10187,890
SolothurnAgglomerationSolothurn66,41969,98672,46675,53180,455
Stein (AG)AgglomerationAargau3,4683,7344,5275,4146,118
St. GallenAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Appenzell Ausserrhoden / Thurgau146,040153,838156,535160,546167,616
ThunAgglomerationBern65,45969,71573,41678,30280,820
Vevey - MontreuxAgglomerationVaud63,17970,42971,84679,71785,975
Wil (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen / Thurgau52,09059,01663,49869,08275,337
WinterthurAgglomerationZürich105,890109,477116,108130,398145,022
Wohlen (AG)AgglomerationAargau15,91417,36318,63220,40724,077
Yverdon-les-BainsAgglomerationVaud26,80130,73633,60237,98742,188
ZugAgglomerationZug / Zürich / Aargau / Luzern78,10388,310103,613117,495132,982
Zürich [Zurich]AgglomerationZürich / Aargau / Schwyz / Schaffhausen1,012,2171,070,1911,133,8491,249,7501,401,368

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 2019 are preliminary.