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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
2020-12-31
AarauAgglomerationAargau / Solothurn59,00063,41364,50671,92381,785
Altdorf (UR)AgglomerationUri28,91929,80030,59431,30732,539
Altstätten (Rheintal)AgglomerationSt. Gallen40,19344,25148,99253,82459,515
Amriswil - RomanshornAgglomerationThurgau18,06520,63921,75923,33227,013
Arbon - RorschachAgglomerationThurgau / St. Gallen45,43747,89348,85051,92756,170
Baden - BruggAgglomerationAargau89,03294,17696,455104,363114,122
BaselAgglomerationBasel-Stadt / Basel-Landschaft / Aargau / Solothurn479,340495,767501,790521,229555,344
BellinzonaAgglomerationTicino / Graubünden38,05740,71243,88949,04153,579
BernAgglomerationBern / Fribourg371,413387,211387,579392,415424,000
Biel/BienneAgglomerationBern95,77196,53093,82499,447107,797
Brig - VispAgglomerationValais36,39239,08741,76044,70948,426
Buchs (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen18,99521,70223,81625,75628,976
BulleAgglomerationFribourg15,18018,41321,79027,77835,183
Chiasso - MendrisioAgglomerationTicino42,01244,13946,17849,15450,415
ChurAgglomerationGraubünden47,56550,73552,80155,83460,659
DelémontAgglomerationJura25,18926,18926,91728,26330,715
FrauenfeldAgglomerationThurgau18,88320,57721,95423,29825,968
FribourgAgglomerationFribourg71,05280,25787,84497,561110,706
Genève [Geneva]AgglomerationGenève / Vaud393,926438,500485,651544,772606,412
GlarusAgglomerationGlarus26,16927,45027,57128,78831,365
GrenchenAgglomerationSolothurn / Bern24,96824,93425,11825,37027,841
InterlakenAgglomerationBern18,49320,55421,79423,08024,204
KreuzlingenAgglomerationThurgau17,09818,39518,80221,65324,784
La Chaux-de-Fonds - Le LocleAgglomerationNeuchâtel / Bern52,62851,61651,15551,16050,412
LachenAgglomerationSchwyz15,76019,26522,48026,99330,879
LausanneAgglomerationVaud / Fribourg299,749333,093348,387379,164433,221
LenzburgAgglomerationAargau16,76417,55017,84420,02025,897
LocarnoAgglomerationTicino44,40645,88349,83553,34755,555
LuganoAgglomerationTicino104,521115,035128,457141,236150,078
Luzern [Lucerne]AgglomerationLuzern / Nidwalden178,001192,259202,442215,800235,177
MartignyAgglomerationValais12,94415,60816,82519,15721,511
MontheyAgglomerationValais17,65122,46224,51429,56734,126
NeuchâtelAgglomerationNeuchâtel75,10478,18380,40983,04186,193
Olten - ZofingenAgglomerationSolothurn / Aargau / Luzern80,81984,05686,16293,105103,907
Rapperswil-Jona - RütiAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Zürich34,24038,80441,25444,85047,617
SchaffhausenAgglomerationSchaffhausen / Zürich61,31062,64963,13566,34372,225
SierreAgglomerationValais18,75220,98021,73524,36126,560
SionAgglomerationValais53,24561,02066,23977,10188,724
SolothurnAgglomerationSolothurn66,41969,98672,46675,53181,105
Stein (AG)AgglomerationAargau3,4683,7344,5275,4146,258
St. GallenAgglomerationSt. Gallen / Appenzell Ausserrhoden / Thurgau146,040153,838156,535160,546167,922
ThunAgglomerationBern65,45969,71573,41678,30280,913
Vevey - MontreuxAgglomerationVaud63,17970,42971,84679,71786,892
Wil (SG)AgglomerationSt. Gallen / Thurgau52,09059,01663,49869,08275,992
WinterthurAgglomerationZürich105,890109,477116,108130,398146,208
Wohlen (AG)AgglomerationAargau15,91417,36318,63220,40724,541
Yverdon-les-BainsAgglomerationVaud26,80130,73633,60237,98742,071
ZugAgglomerationZug / Zürich / Aargau / Luzern78,10388,310103,613117,495134,163
Zürich [Zurich]AgglomerationZürich / Aargau / Schwyz / Schaffhausen1,012,2171,070,1911,133,8491,249,7501,414,334

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 2020 are preliminary.