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Glarus

Area of Glarus 685.6 km²
Population 38,483
Male Population 19,472 (50.6%)
Female Population 19,011 (49.4%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  -5.2%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +1.9%
Median Age 42.3 years old
Male Median Age 41.1 years old
Female Median Age 43.5 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time
The canton of Glarus, also canton of Glaris is a canton in east central Switzerland. Source: Wikipedia

Glarus Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 40,579 38,050 37,765 38,483
Population Density 59.2 / km² 55.5 / km² 55.1 / km² 56.1 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Glarus Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 1.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Glarus -5.2% +1.1% +1.9%
Switzerland +30.6% +24.4% +15.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Glarus Median Age

Median Age: 42.3 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Glarus 42.3 years 41.1 years 43.5 years
Switzerland 41.4 years 40.5 years 42.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Glarus Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 886 819 1,705
5-9 906 844 1,751
10-14 1,052 990 2,043
15-19 1,257 1,137 2,394
20-24 1,402 1,286 2,689
25-29 1,463 1,267 2,730
30-34 1,208 1,071 2,279
35-39 1,249 1,138 2,388
40-44 1,431 1,355 2,787
45-49 1,640 1,564 3,204
50-54 1,517 1,412 2,930
55-59 1,389 1,206 2,596
60-64 1,183 1,082 2,266
65-69 943 968 1,911
70-74 716 797 1,514
75-79 551 766 1,318
80-84 365 641 1,006
85 Plus 313 666 980
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Glarus Population Density

Population Density: 56.1 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Glarus 38,483 685.6 km² 56.1 / 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

Glarus Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 3,297 n/a n/a
100 3,300 0% 0
200 3,304 0% 0
300 3,307 0% 0
400 3,310 0% 0
500 3,313 0% 0
600 3,317 0% 0
700 3,320 0% 0
800 3,323 0% 0
900 3,323 0% 0
1000 3,323 0% 0
1100 4,431 2.9% 110
1200 5,539 2.3% 110
1300 8,862 4.8% 332
1400 6,646 -2.8% -221
1500 8,862 2.9% 221
1600 11,077 2.3% 221
1700 13,849 2.3% 277
1800 19,099 3.3% 525
1900 34,789 6.2% 1,569
1910 36,474 4.8% 1,685
1920 36,813 0.9% 339
1930 38,502 4.6% 1,689
1940 37,607 -2.3% -895
1950 40,462 7.6% 2,855
1960 42,509 5.1% 2,047
1970 41,189 -3.1% -1,320
1990 38,050 -3.9% -1,569
2000 37,765 -0.7% -285
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

Glarus CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Glarus 434,914 t 11.3 t 634.3 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

Glarus Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1882 to 2020)

Average Temp
0.3°C
32.6°F
Average High
2.8°C
37.0°F
Average Low
-2.2°C
28.1°F
   Record High Temperature
17.8°C
64.0°F
   Record Low Temperature
-15.6°C
3.9°F
   Average Precipitation
207.9 mm
8.2 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
17.4 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 Medium (6)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Top places in Glarus

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Place Area Population Population Density
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 Geneva 282.5 km² 485,185 1,717 / 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
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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