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Vaud

Area of Vaud 3,211.9 km²
Population 777,046
Male Population 379,052 (48.8%)
Female Population 397,994 (51.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015  +62.9%
Population change from 2000 to 2015  +25.8%
Median Age 39.6 years old
Male Median Age 38.4 years old
Female Median Age 40.8 years old
Timezone Central European Summer Time

Vaud Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population 477,009 544,217 617,587 777,046
Population Density 148.5 / km² 169.4 / km² 192.3 / km² 241.9 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vaud Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 25.8% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Vaud +62.9% +42.8% +25.8%
Switzerland +30.6% +24.4% +15.8%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Vaud Median Age

Median Age: 39.6 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Male)Median Age (Female)
Vaud 39.6 years 38.4 years 40.8 years
Switzerland 41.4 years 40.5 years 42.3 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vaud Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 5 21,779 20,763 42,542
5-9 21,499 20,206 41,706
10-14 22,537 21,627 44,164
15-19 24,518 23,698 48,216
20-24 25,770 24,743 50,513
25-29 26,136 25,454 51,591
30-34 27,589 27,709 55,299
35-39 28,937 29,989 58,927
40-44 30,288 30,985 61,273
45-49 30,753 30,824 61,578
50-54 26,426 26,469 52,895
55-59 21,712 22,396 44,109
60-64 20,359 22,494 42,853
65-69 17,136 19,521 36,658
70-74 11,866 14,595 26,462
75-79 9,607 12,956 22,564
80-84 6,698 11,152 17,851
85 Plus 5,441 12,414 17,855
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Vaud Population Density

Population Density: 241.9 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Vaud 777,046 3,211.9 km² 241.9 / 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

Vaud Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Ancient Population until 2100
YearEst. PopulationAvg 10 year growth %Avg 10 year growth
0 20,264 n/a n/a
100 20,336 0% 7
200 20,407 0% 7
300 20,376 0% -3
400 20,344 0% -3
500 20,347 0% 0
600 20,350 0% 0
700 20,387 0% 3
800 20,424 0% 3
900 20,476 0% 5
1000 20,527 0% 5
1100 27,307 2.9% 678
1200 34,189 2.3% 688
1300 54,647 4.8% 2,045
1400 40,917 -2.9% -1,373
1500 54,578 2.9% 1,366
1600 68,206 2.3% 1,362
1700 85,197 2.2% 1,699
1800 114,879 3% 2,968
1900 256,491 8.4% 14,161
1910 289,591 12.9% 33,100
1920 290,371 0.3% 780
1930 304,079 4.7% 13,708
1940 314,514 3.4% 10,435
1950 346,008 10% 31,494
1960 389,744 12.6% 43,736
1970 467,121 19.9% 77,377
1990 544,217 7.9% 38,548
2000 617,587 13.5% 73,370
2020 798,136 13.7% 90,274
2030 838,411 5% 40,275
2040 872,849 4.1% 34,438
2050 900,579 3.2% 27,730
2060 920,472 2.2% 19,893
2070 927,900 0.8% 7,428
2080 925,695 -0.2% -2,205
2090 912,722 -1.4% -12,973
2100 885,107 -3% -27,615
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

Vaud CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Vaud 9,254,949 t 11.9 t 2,881 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

Vaud Annual Weather Averages

May Historical Weather Data (1964 to 2020)

Average Temp
13.0°C
55.4°F
Average High
18.5°C
65.2°F
Average Low
7.6°C
45.6°F
   Record High Temperature
32.0°C
89.6°F
   Record Low Temperature
-2.7°C
27.1°F
   Average Precipitation
89.3 mm
3.5 in
   Average Precipitation Days (≥ 0.254 mm)
14.7 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 (3.9)
* 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
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
Zug 238.7 km² 120,624 505.3 / km²
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