Aargau: Facts & Figures

The life of a canton can also be expressed in figures, percentages, kilograms, population statistics or any other unit of measurement. These serve to track its development at a variety of levels. The Canton of Aargau publishes statistics for its 11 districts under a number of headings.


Did you know…?

  • With its 20,281 inhabitants, Wettingen is the Canton's most populous municipality, followed by Aarau, the seat of the cantonal government with 20,179. Baden ranks third in population terms, with 18,571 inhabitants.
  • 59,959 TJoules of energy were consumed in the Canton in 2008.


The figures keep coming

  • 213 municipalities made up the Canton of Aargau in 2014 (635,797 inhabitants).

  • 49.7 was the average age of elected deputies to the Aargau Cantonal Parliament in 2009.


For more information on cantonal statistics in the Canton of Aargau

Statistical Office (Link only in German)

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