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Genève

Area of Genève 282.5 km²
Population 485,185
Male Population 234,354 (48.3%)
Female Population 250,831 (51.7%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +42.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +19.6%
Median Age 39.7 years old
Male Median Age 38.5 years old
Female Median Age 40.8 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Genève Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 339,432 369,595 405,705 485,185
Population Density 1,201 / km² 1,308 / km² 1,436 / km² 1,717 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Canton of Geneva Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 19.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Genève +42.9% +31.3% +19.6%
Switzerland +30.6% +24.4% +15.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Genève Median Age

Median Age: 39.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Genève 39.7 years 38.5 years 40.8 years
Switzerland 41.4 years 40.5 years 42.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Genève Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 13,095 12,415 25,511
5-9 12,850 12,480 25,331
10-14 13,445 12,810 26,256
15-19 14,270 13,499 27,769
20-24 14,734 14,758 29,492
25-29 17,036 17,544 34,581
30-34 18,572 19,341 37,913
35-39 19,043 19,601 38,645
40-44 18,982 19,725 38,708
45-49 19,054 19,636 38,691
50-54 16,366 16,364 32,730
55-59 13,274 14,250 27,525
60-64 12,214 13,769 25,983
65-69 10,298 12,316 22,614
70-74 7,733 9,514 17,247
75-79 6,030 8,276 14,307
80-84 4,116 6,897 11,014
85 Plus 3,242 7,634 10,876
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Genève Population Density

Population Density: 1,717 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Genève 485,185 282.5 km² 1,717 / km²
Switzerland 8.3 million 41,285 km² 200.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Genève Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1200 to 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
1200 10,409 n/a n/a
1300 16,654 4.8% 624
1400 12,490 -2.8% -416
1500 16,654 2.9% 416
1600 20,817 2.3% 416
1700 26,027 2.3% 521
1800 39,542 4.3% 1,351
1900 130,256 12.7% 9,071
1910 152,909 17.4% 22,653
1920 168,651 10.3% 15,742
1930 170,964 1.4% 2,313
1940 176,054 3% 5,090
1950 203,644 15.7% 27,590
1960 255,974 25.7% 52,330
1970 328,818 28.5% 72,844
1990 369,595 6% 20,388
2000 405,705 9.8% 36,110
2020 503,902 11.4% 49,098
2030 540,226 7.2% 36,324
2040 573,219 6.1% 32,993
2050 601,820 5% 28,601
2060 625,335 3.9% 23,515
2070 641,258 2.5% 15,923
2080 650,581 1.5% 9,323
2090 652,030 0.2% 1,449
2100 642,077 -1.5% -9,953
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Genève CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Genève 5,549,459 t 11.4 t 19,646 t/km²
Switzerland 96,433,091 t 11.7 t 2,335 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Canton of Geneva Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1901 to 2020)

Average Temp
13.9°C
57.0°F
Average High
19.2°C
66.5°F
Average Low
8.6°C
47.5°F
   Record High Temperature
33.8°C
92.8°F
   Record Low Temperature
-2.2°C
28.0°F
   Average Precipitation
72.7 mm
2.9 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
12.5 days
Sources:
1. NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
2. Lawrimore, Jay H.; Ray, Ron; Applequist, Scott; Korzeniewski, Bryant; Menne, Matthew J. (2016): Global Summary of the Month (GSOM), Version 1. NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information. https://doi.org/10.7289/V5QV3JJ5. Accessed Fri, 17 Apr 2020 13:07:33 GMT.

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (7)
Flood Medium (4)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Genève

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AR 242.7 km² 52,140 214.8 / km²
Aargau 1,403.4 km² 633,696 451.5 / km²
Appenzell Innerrhoden 172.4 km² 16,114 93.5 / km²
Basel-Landschaft 517.4 km² 281,399 543.9 / km²
Basel-Stadt 36.9 km² 178,104 4,824 / km²
Bern 5,958.1 km² 1.0 million 168.5 / km²
Canton of Neuchâtel 802.5 km² 175,440 218.6 / km²
Canton of Zurich 1,729 km² 1.5 million 850.0 / km²
Fribourg 1,670.8 km² 302,754 181.2 / km²
Glarus 685.6 km² 38,483 56.1 / km²
Grisons 7,105.3 km² 205,296 28.9 / km²
Jura 838.5 km² 70,849 84.5 / km²
Lucerne 1,493.5 km² 394,266 264.0 / km²
Nidwalden 275.8 km² 42,504 154.1 / km²
Obwalden 490.5 km² 37,621 76.7 / km²
Sankt Gallen 2,002.9 km² 493,474 246.4 / km²
Schaffhausen 300.8 km² 82,021 272.7 / km²
Schwyz 908.1 km² 154,694 170.4 / km²
Solothurn 790.5 km² 261,917 331.3 / km²
Thurgau 1,014 km² 261,357 257.7 / km²
Ticino 2,812.4 km² 349,195 124.2 / km²
Uri 1,076.8 km² 35,964 33.4 / km²
Valais 5,224.2 km² 340,276 65.1 / km²
Vaud 3,211.9 km² 777,046 241.9 / km²
Zug 238.7 km² 120,624 505.3 / km²
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