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Canton of Ticino - CH070

EU regions: Switzerland > SCHWEIZ/SUISSE/SVIZZERA > Ticino > Canton of Ticino


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indicatorperiodvalue
GDP per capita in PPS of EU average2018166
number of inhabitants2021350 986
population density2019128.9
old-age dependency ratio202136.1

more on wikipedia * more on wikidata Q12724 * Canton of Ticino slovensky: CH070

Composition of population according to age group, education and economic activity, Canton of Ticino

age grouplow educationmiddle educationhigh education

note: in thousands, according to labour force sample survey. P – total population, E – employed, U – unemployed, I – number of ecnomically inactive

demographic pyramid CH070 Canton of Ticino

From wikipedia:

Ticino (), sometimes Tessin (), officially the Republic and Canton of Ticino or less formally the Canton of Ticino, is one of the 26 cantons forming the Swiss Confederation. It is composed of eight districts and its capital city is Bellinzona. It is also traditionally divided into the Sopraceneri and the Sottoceneri, respectively north and south of Monte Ceneri. Red and blue are the colours of its flag.

Ticino is the southernmost canton of Switzerland. It is one of the three large southern Alpine cantons, along with Valais and the Grisons. However, unlike all other cantons, it lies almost entirely south of the Alps. Through the main crest of the Gotthard and adjacent mountain ranges, it borders the canton of Valais to the northwest, the canton of Uri to the north and the canton of Grisons to the northeast; the latter canton being also the only one to share some borders with Ticino at the level of the plains. The canton shares international borders with Italy as well, including a small Italian enclave.

Named after the Ticino, its longest river, it is the only canton where Italian is the sole official language and represents the bulk of the Italian-speaking area of Switzerland along with the southern parts of the Grisons.

other: Ticino, Canton of Ticino

neighbours: Province of Varese, Grisons, Province of Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Uri, Province of Como, Canton of Valais

Suggested citation: Michal Páleník: EU regions - Canton of Ticino - CH070, IZ Bratislava, retrieved from: https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/CH070


https://www.iz.sk/en/projects/eu-regions/CH070

Current statistics

June 2022: number of unemployed at the labour offices: 187122, of which 83035 are long term unemployed, unemployment rate 6.9 % (3.1 % long term unemployment)

Highest unemployment: Rimavská Sobota 20.7 % (13.6 %), Revúca 20.4 % (13.3 %), Kežmarok 18.4 % (9.7 %), Sabinov 16.2 % (9.9 %), Rožňava 15.9 % (9.1 %)

Lowest unemployment:: Bratislava V 2.7 %, Trenčín 2.9 %, Ilava 3.1 %, Nitra 3.3 %, Bratislava I 3.3 %