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 (2012)
 • Total 84,643
 • Density 120/km2 (310/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 2012) of 84,643.[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 2012)[2]
Area
km²
[8]
Agiez 281 5.47
Arnex-sur-Orbe 577 7.61
Ballaigues 974 9.03
Baulmes 1,007 22.53
Bavois 774 9.34
Belmont-sur-Yverdon 341 6.47
Bioley-Magnoux 153 4.27
Bofflens 189 4.22
Bonvillars 511 7.54
Bretonnières 214 5.45
Bullet 591 16.83
Chamblon 550 2.86
Champagne 960 3.92
Champvent 598 9.04
Chavannes-le-Chêne 259 3.98
Chavornay 3,783 11.05
Chêne-Pâquier 117 2.12
Cheseaux-Noréaz 663 6.03
Concise 869 11.40
Corcelles-près-Concise 297 4.09
Corcelles-sur-Chavornay 347 5.48
Cronay 329 6.59
Cuarny 166 4.57
Croy 315 4.48
Démoret 128 4.27
Donneloye 752 9.01
Épendes 326 4.83
Essert-Pittet 151 2.76
Fiez 389 6.84
Fontaines-sur-Grandson 148 7.85
Juriens 300 9.36
L'Abbaye 1,326 31.88
L'Abergement 236 5.78
La Praz 162 5.12
Le Chenit 4,410 99.25
Le Lieu 868 32.55
Les Clées 161 7.04
Lignerolle 369 10.66
Mathod 549 6.59
Mauborget 102 5.51
Molondin 204 5.49
Montagny-près-Yverdon 704 3.52
Montcherand 453 3.06
Mutrux 130 3.21
Novalles 101 2.06
Onnens 476 5.11
Orbe 6,547 12.02
Orges 258 4.02
Orzens 198 4.20
Pomy 694 5.62
Premier 188 6.12
Provence 344 31.84
Rances 434 9.83
Rovray 146 3.20
Sainte-Croix 4,660 39.42
Sergey 144 1.46
Suchy 462 6.66
Suscévaz 193 4.15
Treycovagnes 473 2.08
Ursins 205 3.35
Valeyres-sous-Montagny 665 2.28
Valeyres-sous-Rances 562 6.37
Valeyres-sous-Ursins 238 2.88
Vallorbe 3,411 23.19
Vaulion 456 13.17
Villars-Epeney 79 0.86
Vugelles-La Mothe 118 3.07
Vuiteboeuf 524 5.06
Yverdon-les-Bains 28,486 11.28
Yvonand 2,731 13.39
Total 84,643 689.77

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 17 September 2013
  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