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Postal Code 1950 - Sion, Switzerland

Primary CitySion, Switzerland
Area of Postal Code 195017.5 km²
Male Population11,336 (48.1%)
Female Population12,244 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +26.6%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +16.5%
Median Age40.7 years
Male Median Age38.8 years
Female Median Age42.4 years
Area Codes27
Local TimeWednesday 11:54 PM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Coordinates46.22785441441179° / 7.357064831670225°
Related Postal Codes194319461951195519571958

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Postal Code 1950 Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density1,061 / km²1,097 / km²1,153 / km²1,343 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

1950 Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 16.5% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Postal Code 1950+26.6%+22.4%+16.5%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Postal Code 1950 Median Age

Median Age: 40.7 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Postal Code 195040.7 years42.4 years38.8 years
Sion40.7 years42.4 years38.9 years
Valais41.2 years42.1 years40.2 years
Switzerland41.4 years42.3 years40.5 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 1950 Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 55655691,135
85 Plus173383556
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Postal Code 1950 Population Density

Population Density: 1,343 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Postal Code 195023,58017.5 km²1,343 / km²
Sion16,0658.7 km²1,836 / km²
Valais340,4685,223.3 km²65.2 / 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 1950 Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1100 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 1950
 Area Code 27: 86.3%
 Area Code 79: 8.1%
 Other: 5.5%

Business Concentration in Postal Code 1950

1950 Business Heat Map


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 17.9%
 Professional Services: 14.2%
 Medical: 10.5%
 Restaurants: 10%
 Industry: 7.3%
 Home Services: 7%
 Beauty & Spas: 5.5%
 Other: 27.7%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair9538.1 years4.24.0
Beauty salons904.63.8
Electrical installation4236.3 years4.01.8
General contractors4950.2 years4.62.1
Other construction7443 years4.33.1
Real estate18342.7 years3.67.8
Construction of buildings5442.6 years4.82.3
Other membership organizations4455 years4.21.9
Wholesale of machinery4350.5 years4.41.8
Wholesalers5838.2 years4.62.5
Health and medical3454.014.6
Architects4837.7 years4.52.0
Corporate management13530.4 years4.55.7
Legal and financial363.61.5
Technical construction services4836.1 years4.82.0
Bars, pubs and taverns464.22.0
Electronics stores6242.6 years4.52.6
Household appliances and goods5744.3 years4.42.4
Shopping other5343.7 years4.42.2

Business distribution by price for Postal Code 1950

 Moderate: 40.6%
 Inexpensive: 34.4%
 Expensive: 24%
 Very Expensive: 1%

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 1950 CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Postal Code 1950262,414 t11.1 t14,956 t/km²
Sion178,746 t11.1 t20,430 t/km²
Valais3,785,473 t11.1 t724.7 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 1950 CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)262,414 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11.1 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)14,956 t/km²

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideMedium (6)
FloodHigh (8)
EarthquakeMedium (5.8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
10/24/167:44 AM4.427.3 km5,760 m6km NW of Leukerbad, Switzerlandusgs.gov
1/8/1112:48 PM3.414.8 km6,600 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
6/17/0812:48 PM3.510.6 km4,800 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
2/17/084:41 AM438.1 km8,400 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
8/16/068:05 AM3.325.8 km7,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
5/30/042:46 AM3.214.5 km9,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
5/30/0412:20 AM3.114.5 km9,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
8/22/032:30 AM49.1 km4,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
8/22/032:21 AM4.29.1 km4,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov
4/28/039:55 PM4.320.4 km8,000 mSwitzerlandusgs.gov

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Primary City

Sion (French pronunciation: ​[sjɔ̃]; German: Sitten pronounced [zɪtən]; Italian: Seduno; Latin Sedunum) is the capital of the Swiss canton of Valais. As of December 2014 it had a population of 33,296. On 17 January 1968 the former municipality of Bra..  ︎  Sion, Switzerland Wikipedia Page

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