Jura-Nord vaudois District

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Jura-Nord vaudois District
District du Jura-Nord vaudois
District
Location of Jura-Nord vaudois District
Country   Switzerland
Canton  Vaud
Capital Yverdon-les-Bains
Area
 • Total 702.61 km2 (271.28 sq mi)
Population (2013)
 • Total 86,480
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipalities 69

Jura-Nord Vaudois District (French: District du Jura-Nord vaudois) is a district in Vaud canton of Switzerland. Its capital is Yverdon-les-Bains.

Geography[edit]

Jura-Nord vaudois has an area, as of 2009, of 702.61 square kilometers (271.28 sq mi). Of this area, 334.75 km2 (129.25 sq mi) or 47.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 310.02 km2 (119.70 sq mi) or 44.1% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 48.93 km2 (18.89 sq mi) or 7.0% is settled (buildings or roads) and 8.98 km2 (3.47 sq mi) or 1.3% is unproductive land.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Jura-Nord vaudois has a population (as of December 2013) of 86,480.[2]

In 2008 there were 605 live births to Swiss citizens and 195 births to non-Swiss citizens, and in same time span there were 608 deaths of Swiss citizens and 48 non-Swiss citizen deaths. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens decreased by 3 while the foreign population increased by 147. There were 6 Swiss men and 11 Swiss women who immigrated back to Switzerland. At the same time, there were 581 non-Swiss men and 505 non-Swiss women who immigrated from another country to Switzerland. The total Swiss population change in 2008 (from all sources, including moves across municipal borders) was an increase of 833 and the non-Swiss population increased by 893 people. This represents a population growth rate of 2.3%.[3]

The age distribution, as of 2009, in Jura-Nord vaudois is; 8,554 children or 10.7% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 9,981 teenagers or 12.5% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 10,235 people or 12.8% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 10,835 people or 13.6% are between 30 and 39, 11,974 people or 15.0% are between 40 and 49, and 10,169 people or 12.7% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 8,264 people or 10.4% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 5,568 people or 7.0% are between 70 and 79,there are 3,578 people or 4.5% who are 80 and 89, and there are 607 people or 0.8% who are 90 and older.[4]

Politics[edit]

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 26.09% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SP (25.49%), the FDP (12.85%) and the Green Party (12.11%). In the federal election, a total of 20,765 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 43.7%.[5]

Mergers and name changes[edit]

  • On 1 January 2008 the former municipalities of Mézery-près-Donneloye and Gossens merged into the municipality of Donneloye.
  • On 1 September 2006, the Grandson district (District de Grandson), Orbe district (District d'Orbe), La Vallée district (District de la Vallée) and the Yverdon district (District d'Yverdon) were dissolved and merged into the newly created Jura-Nord Vaudois district.
    • The municipalities of Bonvillars, Bullet, Champagne, Concise, Corcelles-près-Concise, Fiez, Fontaines-sur-Grandson, Fontanezier, Giez, Grandevent, Grandson, Mauborget, Mutrux, Novalles, Onnens, Provence, Romairon, Sainte-Croix, Vaugondry and Villars-Burquin came from the Grandson district (District de Grandson).
    • The municipalities of L'Abergement, Agiez, Arnex-sur-Orbe, Ballaigues, Baulmes, Bavois, Bofflens, Bretonnières, Chavornay, Les Clées, Corcelles-sur-Chavornay, Croy, Juriens, Lignerolle, Montcherand, Orbe, La Praz, Premier, Rances, Romainmôtier-Envy, Sergey, Valeyres-sous-Rances, Vallorbe, Vaulion and Vuiteboeuf came from the Orbe district (District d'Orbe).
    • The municipalities of L'Abbaye, Le Chenit and Le Lieu came from the La Vallée district (District de la Vallée).
    • The municipalities of Belmont-sur-Yverdon, Bioley-Magnoux, Chamblon, Champvent, Chanéaz, Chavannes-le-Chêne, Chêne-Pâquier, Cheseaux-Noréaz, Cronay, Cuarny, Démoret, Donneloye, Épendes and Essert-Pittet came from the Yverdon district (District d'Yverdon).[6]

Communes[edit]

Municipality Population
(31 December 2013)[2]
Area
km²
[8]
Agiez 292 5.47
Arnex-sur-Orbe 597 7.61
Ballaigues 987 9.03
Baulmes 1,016 22.53
Bavois 878 9.34
Belmont-sur-Yverdon 358 6.47
Bioley-Magnoux 184 4.27
Bofflens 186 4.22
Bonvillars 515 7.54
Bretonnières 233 5.45
Bullet 603 16.83
Chamblon 581 2.86
Champagne 1,001 3.92
Champvent 589 9.04
Chavannes-le-Chêne 275 3.98
Chavornay 3,967 11.05
Chêne-Pâquier 125 2.12
Cheseaux-Noréaz 667 6.03
Concise 947 11.40
Corcelles-près-Concise 310 4.09
Corcelles-sur-Chavornay 340 5.48
Cronay 351 6.59
Cuarny 195 4.57
Croy 319 4.48
Démoret 121 4.27
Donneloye 739 9.01
Épendes 332 4.83
Essert-Pittet 152 2.76
Fiez 412 6.84
Fontaines-sur-Grandson 154 7.85
Juriens 293 9.36
L'Abbaye 1,365 31.88
L'Abergement 242 5.78
La Praz 151 5.12
Le Chenit 4,442 99.25
Le Lieu 850 32.55
Les Clées 166 7.04
Lignerolle 382 10.66
Mathod 548 6.59
Mauborget 110 5.51
Molondin 213 5.49
Montagny-près-Yverdon 705 3.52
Montcherand 471 3.06
Mutrux 139 3.21
Novalles 105 2.06
Onnens 507 5.11
Orbe 6,664 12.02
Orges 262 4.02
Orzens 198 4.20
Pomy 710 5.62
Premier 191 6.12
Provence 344 31.84
Rances 426 9.83
Rovray 153 3.20
Sainte-Croix 4,759 39.42
Sergey 146 1.46
Suchy 483 6.66
Suscévaz 195 4.15
Treycovagnes 460 2.08
Ursins 205 3.35
Valeyres-sous-Montagny 656 2.28
Valeyres-sous-Rances 577 6.37
Valeyres-sous-Ursins 238 2.88
Vallorbe 3,610 23.19
Vaulion 464 13.17
Villars-Epeney 83 0.86
Vugelles-La Mothe 131 3.07
Vuiteboeuf 538 5.06
Yverdon-les-Bains 28,894 11.28
Yvonand 2,911 13.39
Total 86,480 689.77

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 18 August 2014
  3. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Superweb database - Gemeinde Statistics 1981-2008 (German) accessed 19 June 2010.
  4. ^ Canton of Vaud Statistical Office (French) accessed 29 April 2011.
  5. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Nationalratswahlen 2007: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung, nach Gemeinden/Bezirk/Canton (German) accessed 28 May 2010.
  6. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 4 April 2011.
  7. ^ a b Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (German) accessed 21 December 2011.
  8. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010.

Coordinates: 46°46′N 6°38′E / 46.767°N 6.633°E / 46.767; 6.633