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Obwalden

Area of Obwalden 490.5 km²
Population 37,621
Male Population 19,096 (50.8%)
Female Population 18,525 (49.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +35.4%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +16.3%
Median Age 40.9 years old
Male Median Age 40.7 years old
Female Median Age 41.2 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time
The canton of Obwalden, also canton of Obwald is a canton of Switzerland. It is located in the centre of Switzerland. Source: Wikipedia

Obwalden Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 27,783 29,851 32,355 37,621
Population Density 56.6 / km² 60.9 / km² 66.0 / km² 76.7 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Obwalden Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 16.3% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Obwalden +35.4% +26% +16.3%
Switzerland +30.6% +24.4% +15.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Obwalden Median Age

Median Age: 40.9 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Obwalden 40.9 years 40.7 years 41.2 years
Switzerland 41.4 years 40.5 years 42.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Obwalden Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 993 957 1,950
5-9 888 911 1,799
10-14 1,126 1,022 2,149
15-19 1,233 1,180 2,414
20-24 1,336 1,243 2,580
25-29 1,222 1,217 2,439
30-34 1,257 1,131 2,388
35-39 1,289 1,233 2,522
40-44 1,575 1,515 3,091
45-49 1,668 1,522 3,191
50-54 1,503 1,319 2,823
55-59 1,244 1,131 2,376
60-64 1,108 1,042 2,150
65-69 912 847 1,759
70-74 652 650 1,302
75-79 488 617 1,106
80-84 341 489 831
85 Plus 262 498 761
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Obwalden Population Density

Population Density: 76.7 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Obwalden 37,621 490.5 km² 76.7 / 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

Obwalden Historical Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2015
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 4,018 n/a n/a
100 4,022 0% 0
200 4,026 0% 0
300 4,030 0% 0
400 4,034 0% 0
500 4,038 0% 0
600 4,042 0% 0
700 4,046 0% 0
800 4,050 0% 0
900 4,050 0% 0
1000 4,050 0% 0
1100 5,400 2.9% 135
1200 6,750 2.3% 135
1300 10,800 4.8% 405
1400 8,100 -2.8% -270
1500 10,800 2.9% 270
1600 13,500 2.3% 270
1700 16,878 2.3% 337
1800 20,966 2.2% 408
1900 17,361 -1.9% -360
1910 19,457 12.1% 2,096
1920 19,865 2.1% 408
1930 21,813 9.8% 1,948
1940 22,737 4.2% 924
1950 24,627 8.3% 1,890
1960 25,372 3% 745
1970 26,959 6.3% 1,587
1990 29,851 5.2% 1,446
2000 32,355 8.4% 2,504
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

Obwalden CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Obwalden 441,277 t 11.7 t 899.7 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

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
Landslide High (8)
Flood High (8)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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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 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
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
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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