Businesses in Geneva


Business Distribution by Industry
 Shopping: 18%
 Restaurants: 13.7%
 Professional Services: 13.5%
 Medical: 9.2%
 Industry: 7%
 Home Services: 5.4%
 Other: 33.3%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Beauty salons69735 years4.41.8
Hairdressers47334.4 years4.41.3
Creative arts27134.7 years4.30.7
Banks35049.7 years3.80.9
Finance other28539.8 years4.10.8
Loan companies84844.8 years4.12.3
Other construction42943.8 years4.41.1
Real estate1,01757.2 years4.02.7
Hotels and motels29248.3 years4.10.8
Other membership organizations42444.6 years4.31.1
Health and medical2,51434.2 years4.36.7
Hospitals30740.2 years4.10.8
Corporate management1,13834.1 years4.43.0
Lawyers legal41836.7 years4.01.1
Legal and financial47041.2 years3.11.2
Bars, pubs and taverns46645 years4.11.2
Cafes47133.5 years4.11.2
Clothing stores57140.8 years4.21.5
Electronics stores42141.5 years4.01.1
Jewelers and watches35548.7 years4.40.9
Office supplies and stationery stores30544.1 years4.10.8
Shopping other43044.2 years4.21.1
Area of Geneva, Canton of Geneva55.3 km²
Male Population181,250 (48.1%)
Female Population195,574 (51.9%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +37%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +17.2%
Median Age39.5
Male Median Age38.4
Female Median Age40.6
Area Codes22
NeighborhoodsCentre-Plainpalais-Acacias, Champel, Eaux-Vives, Grottes - Saint-Gervais, Jonction, Pâquis-Nations, Saint-Jean - Charmilles, Servette - Petit-Saconnex
Local TimeThursday 8:00 PM
TimezoneCentral European Summer Time
Weather22.3°C scattered clouds
Lat & Lng46.20222° / 6.14569°
Postal Codes12001201120212031204More

Geneva, Canton of Geneva - Map

Geneva, Canton of Geneva Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Population Density4,976 / km²5,352 / km²5,816 / km²6,816 / km²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Geneva Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 17.2% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Geneva, Canton of Geneva+37%+27.4%+17.2%
Canton of Geneva+42.9%+31.3%+19.6%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Geneva, Canton of Geneva Median Age

Median Age: 39.5 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Geneva, Canton of 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)

Geneva, Canton of Geneva Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
Under 510,0869,52319,610
85 Plus2,5826,2868,868
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Geneva, Canton of Geneva Population Density

Population Density: 6,816 / km²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Geneva, Canton of 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

Geneva, Canton of Geneva Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1500 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,, 2017.


Business Distribution by neighborhood in Geneva
 Centre-Plainpalais-Acacias: 33.2%
 Eaux-Vives: 13.7%
 Grottes - Saint-Gervais: 13.3%
 Jonction: 9%
 Pâquis-Nations: 8.9%
 Champel: 7.7%
 Saint-Jean - Charmilles: 5.6%
 Servette - Petit-Saconnex: 5.3%
 Other: 3.3%

Business distribution by price for Geneva, Canton of Geneva

 Moderate: 43.7%
 Inexpensive: 33.9%
 Expensive: 20.2%
 Very Expensive: 2.2%

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

Geneva, Canton of Geneva CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Geneva, Canton of 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

Geneva, Canton of Geneva CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)4,479,200 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita11.9 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/km²/year)81,022 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.
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
4/6/131:49 PM3.433.2 km2,000 m1km SSW of Poisy,
11/22/067:54 AM3.360.2 km14,000
11/5/057:17 AM3.557.8 km2,000
10/30/057:39 PM4.156.9 km2,000
10/22/022:59 PM3.265.7 km3,000
4/28/022:06 AM3.241.8 km2,000
5/30/013:43 PM4.158.2 km2,100
1/24/016:17 PM3.342.7 km10,000
8/19/001:37 AM3.645.1 km2,000
4/7/009:18 PM3.141.4 km3,000

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Geneva, Canton of Geneva

Geneva (/dʒᵻˈniːvə/, French: Genève [ʒə.nɛv], Arpitan: Genèva [dzəˈnɛva], German: Genf [ɡɛnf], Italian: Ginevra [dʒiˈneːvra], Romansh: Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich) and is the most populous city of Romandy, t..  ︎  Geneva Wikipedia Page

Postal Codes

Percentage of businesses by Postal Codes in Geneva
 Postal Code 1204: 18.3%
 Postal Code 1201: 17.9%
 Postal Code 1205: 16.3%
 Postal Code 1207: 13.6%
 Postal Code 1202: 8.4%
 Postal Code 1206: 7%
 Postal Code 1203: 5.8%
 Other: 12.6%

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