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Basel-Landschaft - CH032

EU regions: Switzerland > SCHWEIZ/SUISSE/SVIZZERA > Northwestern Switzerland > Basel-Landschaft

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number of inhabitants2020289 468
population density2019559.7
old-age dependency ratio202035

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From wikipedia:

Basel-Landschaft (; German: (Kanton) Basel-Landschaft [ˈkantɔn ˌbaːzl̩ ˈlantʃaft] (listen)) or Basle-Country, informally known as Baselland or Baselbiet, is one of the 26 cantons forming the Swiss Confederation. It is composed of five districts and its capital city is Liestal. It is traditionally considered a "half-canton“, the other half being Basel-Stadt, its urban counterpart.

Basel-Landschaft is one of the northernmost cantons of Switzerland. It lies essentially south of the Rhine and north of the Jura Mountains. The canton shares borders with the canton of Basel-Stadt to the north, the canton of Aargau to the east, the canton of Solothurn to the south and the canton of Jura to the west. It shares international borders as well with France and Germany to the north.

Together with Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft was part of the canton of Basel, who joined the Old Swiss Confederacy in 1501. Political quarrels and armed conflict led to the partition of the canton in 1833.


Basel-Landschaft, together with Basel-Stadt, formed the historic Canton of Basel until they separated following the uprising of 1833 (Battle of the Hülftenschanz near Frenkendorf).

other: Northwestern Switzerland, Basel-Stadt, Aargau, Basel-Landschaft

neighbours: Canton of Solothurn, Canton of Jura, Lörrach, Haut-Rhin, Basel-Stadt, Aargau


Current statistics

March 2021: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 234942, of which 89361 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 8.6 % (3.3 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Revúca 22.8 % (12.7 %), Rimavská Sobota 22.0 % (13.1 %), Kežmarok 20.4 % (10.4 %), Rožňava 18.2 % (10.2 %), Vranov nad Topľou 17.8 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 4.2 %, Bratislava I 4.3 %, Ilava 4.6 %, Trenčín 4.6 %, Hlohovec 4.6 %