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Postal Code 1212 - Canton of Geneva

Area of Postal Code 12122.225 km²
Male Population5,726 (48.2%)
Female Population6,155 (51.8%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +46.8%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +20.7%
Median Age39.7 years
Male Median Age38.5 years
Female Median Age40.8 years
Area Codes22
Associated CitiesGeneva | Lancy
NeighborhoodsGrand Lancy
Local TimeSunday 12:09 AM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Coordinates46.17746182513019° / 6.120754981623652°
Related Postal Codes121112131214121512161217

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Postal Code 1212 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density3,639 / km²4,007 / km²4,424 / km²5,340 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

1212 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 20.7% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 1212+46.8%+33.3%+20.7%
Canton of Geneva+42.9%+31.3%+19.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 1212 Median Age

Median Age: 39.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 121239.7 years40.8 years38.5 years
Geneva39.5 years40.6 years38.4 years
Canton of Geneva39.7 years40.8 years38.5 years
Switzerland41.4 years42.3 years40.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 1212 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 5346342689
85 Plus75150226
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 1212 Population Density

Population Density: 5,340 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 121211,8812.225 km²5,340 / km²
Geneva376,82455.3 km²6,816 / km²
Canton of Geneva483,453282.4 km²1,711 / km²
Switzerland8.3 million41,281.4 km²200.2 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 1212 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1600 to 2100
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Area Codes

Percentage Area Codes used by businesses in 1212
 Area Code 22: 86%
 Area Code 79: 6.8%
 Other: 7.2%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 1212

1212 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17.2%
 Professional Services: 12.5%
 Medical: 10.2%
 Industry: 9%
 Home Services: 7.8%
 Education: 7.4%
 Restaurants: 6.6%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.8%
 Other: 23.4%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair134.01.1
Beauty salons194.51.6
Loan companies65.00.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets74.00.6
Electrical installation95.00.8
General contractors125.01.0
Kitchen and bath cabinets and remodel64.40.5
Other construction103.70.8
Painting and paint contractors125.01.0
Real estate104.10.8
Construction of buildings70.6
Other membership organizations74.50.6
Wholesale of machinery124.91.0
Health and medical344.42.9
Corporate management2539.5 years4.42.1
Technical construction services70.6
Electronics stores144.31.2
Household appliances and goods104.20.8
Pharmacies and drug stores73.90.6
Shopping other94.50.8

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 1212

 Inexpensive: 50%
 Expensive: 33.3%
 Moderate: 16.7%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Postal Code 1212 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 1212141,201 t11.9 t63,473 t/km²
Geneva4,479,200 t11.9 t81,022 t/km²
Canton of Geneva5,529,649 t11.4 t19,580 t/km²
Switzerland96,432,235 t11.7 t2,335 t/km²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Postal Code 1212 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)141,201 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11.9 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)63,473 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
EarthquakeMedium (4)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
4/6/131:49 PM3.430.1 km2,000 m1km SSW of Poisy, Franceusgs.gov
11/22/067:54 AM3.360.1 km14,000 mFranceusgs.gov
11/5/057:17 AM3.555.9 km2,000 mFranceusgs.gov
10/30/057:39 PM4.155.1 km2,000 mFranceusgs.gov
10/22/022:59 PM3.263.5 km3,000 mFranceusgs.gov
4/28/022:06 AM3.244.3 km2,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
5/30/013:43 PM4.157.2 km2,100 mFranceusgs.gov
1/24/016:17 PM3.343.9 km10,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
8/19/001:37 AM3.645.8 km2,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
4/7/009:18 PM3.138.2 km3,000 mFranceusgs.gov

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