Regional distribution

Permanent resident population by canton, in thousand
  2015 2016 2017
Switzerland 8 327.1 8 419.6 8 482.2
Zurich 1 466.4 1 488.0 1 503.9
Bern 1 017.5 1 026.5 1 030.8
Lucerne 398.8 403.4 406.4
Uri 36.0 36.1 36.3
Schwyz 154.1 155.9 157.3
Obwalden 37.1 37.4 37.6
Nidwalden 42.4 42.6 43.0
Glarus 40.0 40.1 40.3
Zug 122.1 123.9 125.4
Freiburg 307.5 311.9 315.0
Solothurn 266.4 269.4 271.3
Basel-Stadt 191.8 193.1 193.8
Basel-Landschaft 283.2 285.6 287.0
Schaffhausen 79.8 80.8 81.3
Appenzell A.Rh. 54.5 55.0 55.2
Appenzell I.Rh. 16.0 16.0 16.1
St.Gallen 499.1 502.6 504.6
Graubünden 196.6 197.6 197.9
Aargau 653.7 663.5 670.8
Thurgau 267.4 270.7 273.8
Ticino 351.9 354.4 353.7
Waadt 773.4 784.8 793.0
Wallis 335.7 339.2 341.4
Neuchâtel 178.1 178.6 177.9
Geneva
484.7 489.5 495.1
Jura 72.8 73.1 73.3
Sources: FSO, STATPOP

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