Jura-Nord vaudois District

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Jura-Nord vaudois District

District du Jura-Nord vaudois
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Vaud
CapitalYverdon-les-Bains
Area
 • Total701.20 km2 (270.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2018)
 • Total91,971
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities67

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 701.20 square kilometers (270.73 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 2018) of 91,971.[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]
  • The municipalities of Essert-sous-Champvent and Villars-sous-Champvent merged on 1 January 2012 into Champvent and Prahins merged into Donneloye.[7]
  • The municipalities of Chapelle-sur-Moudon, Correvon, Denezy, Martherenges, Neyruz-sur-Moudon, Peyres-Possens, Saint-Cierges and Thierrens (all in the Gros-de-Vaud District) merged with Chanéaz on 1 January 2013 to form the new municipality of Montanaire, also in Gros-de-Vaud District.[7]
  • In 2017 the former municipalities of Corcelles-sur-Chavornay and Essert-Pittet merged into the municipality of Chavornay.[8]

Communes[edit]

Municipality Population
(31 December 2018)[2]
Area
km²
[9]
Agiez 326 5.47
Arnex-sur-Orbe 630 7.61
Ballaigues 1,064 9.03
Baulmes 1,027 22.53
Bavois 941 9.34
Belmont-sur-Yverdon 384 6.47
Bioley-Magnoux 226 4.27
Bofflens 196 4.22
Bonvillars 505 7.54
Bretonnières 264 5.45
Bullet 655 16.83
Chamblon 542 2.86
Champagne 1,035 3.92
Champvent 685 9.03
Chavannes-le-Chêne 308 3.98
Chavornay 5,000 19.28
Chêne-Pâquier 140 2.12
Cheseaux-Noréaz 718 6.03
Concise 995 11.40
Corcelles-près-Concise 403 4.09
Cronay 385 6.59
Cuarny 243 4.57
Croy 406 4.48
Démoret 141 4.27
Donneloye 808 9.01
Épendes 358 4.83
Fiez 448 6.84
Fontaines-sur-Grandson 218 7.85
Juriens 308 9.36
L'Abbaye 1,476 31.88
L'Abergement 248 5.78
La Praz 165 5.12
Le Chenit 4,586 99.25
Le Lieu 874 32.55
Les Clées 185 7.04
Lignerolle 419 10.66
Mathod 612 6.59
Mauborget 122 5.51
Molondin 236 5.49
Montagny-près-Yverdon 737 3.52
Montcherand 488 3.06
Mutrux 158 3.21
Novalles 101 2.06
Onnens 493 5.11
Orbe 6,938 12.02
Orges 333 4.02
Orzens 196 4.20
Pomy 781 5.62
Premier 214 6.12
Provence 373 31.84
Rances 481 9.83
Rovray 179 3.20
Sainte-Croix 4,863 39.42
Sergey 146 1.46
Suchy 599 6.66
Suscévaz 212 4.15
Treycovagnes 477 2.08
Ursins 230 3.35
Valeyres-sous-Montagny 708 2.28
Valeyres-sous-Rances 621 6.37
Valeyres-sous-Ursins 233 2.88
Vallorbe 3,837 23.19
Vaulion 467 13.17
Villars-Epeney 100 0.86
Vugelles-La Mothe 131 3.07
Vuiteboeuf 589 5.06
Yverdon-les-Bains 30,157 11.28
Yvonand 3,427 13.39
Total 91,971 689.77

References[edit]

  1. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (in German) accessed 25 March 2010.
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019
  3. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Superweb database - Gemeinde Statistics 1981-2008 Archived 2010-06-28 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 19 June 2010.
  4. ^ Canton of Vaud Statistical Office (in French) accessed 29 April 2011.
  5. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Nationalratswahlen 2007: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung, nach Gemeinden/Bezirk/Canton Archived 2015-05-14 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 28 May 2010.
  6. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 4 April 2011.
  7. ^ a b Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 21 December 2011.
  8. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 10 January 2017
  9. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (in German) accessed 25 March 2010.

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