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Canton of Vaud - CH011

EU regions: Switzerland > SCHWEIZ/SUISSE/SVIZZERA > Lake Geneva region > Canton of Vaud


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indicatorperiodvalue
number of inhabitants2018793 129
population density2017279.9
old-age dependency ratio201824.2

* Vaud slovensky: CH011

demographic pyramid CH011 Canton of Vaud

From wikipedia:

The canton of Vaud ( VOH, French: [vo]; German: Waadt, pronounced [vat] (listen) or [vaːt]) is the third largest of the Swiss cantons by population and fourth by size. It is located in Romandy, the French-speaking western part of the country; and borders the canton of Neuchâtel to the north, the cantons of Fribourg and Bern to the east, Valais and Lake Geneva to the south, the canton of Geneva to the south-west and France (Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes and Bourgogne-Franche-Comté) to the west.

The capital and biggest city is Lausanne, officially designated "Olympic Capital" by the International Olympic Committee and hosts many international sports organizations. Other main cities are Yverdon-les-Bains and Montreux. As of 2017 the canton has a population of 793,129.

History

Along the lakes, Vaud was inhabited in prehistoric times. Later, the Celtic tribe of the Helvetii inhabited the area. The tribe was defeated by Caesar's troops in 58 BC and as a consequence the Romans settled the area. The towns of Vevey (Latin: Viviscus) and Lausanne (Lausonium or Lausonna) are two of the many towns established by the Romans.

In 27 BC the state of Civitas Helvetiorum was established around the capital of Avenches (Aventicum). There are still many Roman remains around the town today.

other: Lake Geneva region, Canton of Vaud, Canton of Valais, Canton of Geneva

neighbours: Ain, Haute-Savoie, Doubs, Jura, Canton of Valais, Canton of Geneva, canton of Bern, Canton of Fribourg, Canton of Neuchâtel


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Current statistics

October 2019: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 166302, of which 57619 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.0% (2.1% long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 19.2% (11.1%), Revúca 18.1% (9.4%), Kežmarok 16.9% (7.5%), Rožňava 14.6% (7.8%), Vranov nad Topľou 14.4% (7.1%)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.3%, Trenčín 2.4%, Hlohovec 2.7%, Nitra 2.8%, Ilava 2.8%