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Schwyz

Area of Schwyz 908.1 km²
Population 154,694
Male Population 79,056 (51.1%)
Female Population 75,639 (48.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +50.3%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +21.6%
Median Age 41.4 years old
Male Median Age 41.2 years old
Female Median Age 41.6 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time
The canton of Schwyz is a canton in central Switzerland between the Alps in the south, Lake Lucerne to the west and Lake Zürich in the north, centered on and named after the town of Schwyz. Source: Wikipedia

Schwyz Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 102,944 114,296 127,171 154,694
Population Density 113.4 / km² 125.9 / km² 140.0 / km² 170.4 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Schwyz Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 21.6% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Schwyz +50.3% +35.3% +21.6%
Switzerland +30.6% +24.4% +15.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Schwyz Median Age

Median Age: 41.4 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Schwyz 41.4 years 41.2 years 41.6 years
Switzerland 41.4 years 40.5 years 42.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Schwyz Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 3,981 3,763 7,745
5-9 3,917 3,631 7,548
10-14 4,278 4,196 8,474
15-19 4,721 4,437 9,159
20-24 4,793 4,572 9,366
25-29 5,035 4,712 9,748
30-34 5,251 5,022 10,273
35-39 5,908 5,466 11,374
40-44 7,011 6,364 13,375
45-49 7,378 6,485 13,864
50-54 6,259 5,526 11,786
55-59 5,120 4,648 9,769
60-64 4,685 4,242 8,927
65-69 3,758 3,555 7,313
70-74 2,666 2,772 5,438
75-79 2,106 2,522 4,628
80-84 1,275 1,929 3,204
85 Plus 915 1,797 2,712
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Schwyz Population Density

Population Density: 170.4 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Schwyz 154,694 908.1 km² 170.4 / 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

Schwyz Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 3,363 n/a n/a
100 3,367 0% 0
200 3,370 0% 0
300 3,373 0% 0
400 3,377 0% 0
500 3,380 0% 0
600 3,383 0% 0
700 3,387 0% 0
800 3,390 0% 0
900 3,390 0% 0
1000 3,390 0% 0
1100 4,520 2.9% 113
1200 5,650 2.3% 113
1300 9,040 4.8% 339
1400 6,780 -2.8% -226
1500 9,040 2.9% 226
1600 11,300 2.3% 226
1700 14,127 2.3% 282
1800 23,153 5.1% 902
1900 54,114 8.9% 3,096
1910 62,444 15.4% 8,330
1920 63,896 2.3% 1,452
1930 65,814 3% 1,918
1940 69,258 5.2% 3,444
1950 76,069 9.8% 6,811
1960 84,239 10.7% 8,170
1970 99,611 18.2% 15,372
1990 114,296 7.1% 7,342
2000 127,171 11.3% 12,875
2020 156,395 10.9% 14,612
2030 159,431 1.9% 3,036
2040 161,443 1.3% 2,012
2050 162,428 0.6% 985
2060 162,293 -0.1% -135
2070 160,346 -1.2% -1,947
2080 157,189 -2% -3,157
2090 152,709 -2.9% -4,480
2100 146,174 -4.3% -6,535
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

Schwyz CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Schwyz 2,186,770 t 14.1 t 2,408 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

Schwyz Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1901 to 2020)

Average Temp
13.7°C
56.6°F
Average High
19.1°C
66.4°F
Average Low
8.2°C
46.8°F
   Record High Temperature
32.4°C
90.3°F
   Record Low Temperature
-2.0°C
28.4°F
   Average Precipitation
108.5 mm
4.3 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
15.0 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 (8)
Flood High (9)
Earthquake Medium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

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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
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
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
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