Eight million and rising – can Switzerland cope?
|Switzerland’s population is increasing, despite a falling birth rate|
Swiss population continues rapid growth
Switzerland’s population jumped by nearly 85,000 people in 2011, according to the Federal Statistics Office, with the majority of cantons experiencing population growth. The highest growth rates were seen in Fribourg, Vaud and Zug.
Swiss attempt to limit urban sprawl
Urban development emerges from wasteland
As the cities grow, so to do the suburbs: Urban to Rural migration in Switzerland
Middle classes flock to “boomburb”