Cross-border City Statistics

In the scope of the project, data are not only collected at city level (core city level) but also at subcity level and at a larger urban zone level. Against this background, the influence of nearby French and German territory of Urban Audit's cross-border cities Geneva and Basel can hardly be ignored. The statistical offices of Geneva (OCSTAT) and Basel-Stadt have thus decided together with the FSO to consider the entire urban area of Geneva and Basel both within and beyond the Swiss national border. Switzerland carried out a cross-border Urban Audit in Europe for the first time together with France's National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies (INSEE), the German Statistical Office of Baden-Württemberg, and with Eurostat's approval.

The cross-border atlas of the cities is updated every year (in French or German)

Additional information

Data

The data are currently only available in French and German.

Tables

The data is only available in French and German.

Maps

Publications

Methodologies

More informations about cross-border perimeters around Basel and Geneva could be find at Perimeter.

Links

Contact

Federal Statistical Office
Section Environment, Sustainable Development, Territory
Espace de l'Europe 10
CH-2010 Neuchâtel
Switzerland

Tél. +41 58 484 58 27
9h00 à 11h30 et 14h00 à 16h00
Du lundi au vendredi

Contact

https://www.bfs.admin.ch/content/bfs/en/home/statistics/cross-sectional-topics/city-statistics/cross-border-city-statistics.html