Broye-Vully District

Broye-Vully District (French: District de la Broye-Vully) is a district in Vaud Canton in Switzerland.

Broye-Vully District

District de la Broye-Vully
District
Country  Switzerland
Canton Vaud
CapitalPayerne
Area
 • Total264.98 km2 (102.31 sq mi)
Population
 (2019)
 • Total43,667
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Municipalities31

GeographyEdit

Broye-Vully has an area, as of 2009, of 264.99 square kilometers (102.31 sq mi). Of this area, 173.61 km2 (67.03 sq mi) or 65.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 56.85 km2 (21.95 sq mi) or 21.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 29.29 km2 (11.31 sq mi) or 11.1% is settled (buildings or roads) and 5.19 km2 (2.00 sq mi) or 2.0% is unproductive land.[1]

DemographicsEdit

Broye-Vully has a population (as of December 2019) of 43,667.[2]

In 2008 there were 280 live births to Swiss citizens and 116 births to non-Swiss citizens, and in same time span there were 277 deaths of Swiss citizens and 19 non-Swiss citizen deaths. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens increased by 3 while the foreign population increased by 97. There were 41 Swiss men and 62 Swiss women who immigrated back to Switzerland. At the same time, there were 263 non-Swiss men and 274 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 382 and the non-Swiss population increased by 442 people. This represents a population growth rate of 2.4%.[3]

The age distribution in Broye-Vully, as of 2009, was as follows:[4]

Age bracket Population Fraction of total
0–9 3,883 11.0%
10–19 4,583 13.0%
20–29 4,261 12.1%
30–39 4,636 13.1%
40–49 5,714 16.2%
50–59 4,531 12.8%
60–69 3,666 10.4%
70–79 2,350 6.7%
80–89 1,404 4.0%
90–up 235 0.7%

Mergers and name changesEdit

On 1 September 2006, the Avenches district (District d'Avenches), Moudon district (District de Moudon), (District d'Oron) and Payerne district (District de Payerne) were all dissolved and merged into the Broye-Vully district.

  • The municipalities of Avenches, Bellerive (VD), Chabrey, Constantine, Cudrefin, Faoug, Montmagny, Mur, Oleyres, Vallamand and Villars-le-Grand came from the Avenches district.
  • The municipalities of Brenles, Bussy-sur-Moudon, Chavannes-sur-Moudon, Chesalles-sur-Moudon, Cremin, Curtilles, Dompierre, Forel-sur-Lucens, Hermenches, Lovatens, Lucens, Moudon, Oulens-sur-Lucens, Prévonloup, Rossenges, Sarzens, Syens, Villars-le-Comte and Vucherens came from the Moudon district (District de Moudon).
  • The municipalities of Carrouge, Corcelles-le-Jorat, Ropraz and Vulliens came from the Oron district (District d'Oron).
  • The municipalities of Cerniaz (VD), Champtauroz, Chevroux, Combremont-le-Grand, Combremont-le-Petit, Corcelles-près-Payerne, Grandcour, Granges-près-Marnand, Henniez, Marnand, Missy, Payerne, Sassel, Seigneux, Trey, Treytorrens (Payerne), Villars-Bramard and Villarzel came from the Payerne district (District de Payerne).[5]
  • On 1 July 2011, the municipalities of Cerniaz, Combremont-le-Grand, Combremont-le-Petit, Granges-près-Marnand, Marnand, Sassel, Seigneux and Villars-Bramard merged into the new municipality of Valbroye. The municipalities of Bellerive, Chabrey, Constantine, Montmagny, Mur (VD), Vallamand and Villars-le-Grand merged into the new municipality of Vully-les-Lacs.[6]
  • On 1 July 2016, the municipality of Carrouge and the municipalities of Mézières and Ferlens in the Lavaux-Oron District merged to form Jorat-Mézières in the other district.[7]
  • On 1 January 2017 the former municipalities of Brenles, Chesalles-sur-Moudon, Cremin, Forel-sur-Lucens and Sarzens merged into the municipality of Lucens.[8]

PoliticsEdit

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 30.09% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP (22.1%), the SP (19.16%) and the Green Party (9.97%). In the federal election, a total of 9,180 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 44.1%.[9]

MunicipalitiesEdit

Municipality Population
(31 December 2019)[2]
Area
km²
[1]
Avenches 4,295 17.56
Bussy-sur-Moudon 218 3.09
Champtauroz 130 3.05
Chavannes-sur-Moudon 210 5.14
Chevroux 493 4.37
Corcelles-le-Jorat 457 7.93
Corcelles-près-Payerne 2,564 12.13
Cudrefin 1,733 15.82
Curtilles 310 4.95
Dompierre 233 3.21
Faoug 881 3.45
Grandcour 952 10.21
Henniez 373 2.61
Hermenches 366 4.77
Lovatens 136 3.47
Lucens 4,199 19.28
Missy 360 3.11
Moudon 6,067 15.69
Payerne 10,040 24.19
Prévonloup 194 1.84
Ropraz 488 4.83
Rossenges 84 1.07
Syens 155 2.52
Trey 285 3.81
Treytorrens (Payerne) 111 3.07
Valbroye 3,295 33.61
Villars-le-Comte 122 4.19
Villarzel 451 7.66
Vucherens 577 3.27
Vulliens 614 6.63
Vully-les-Lacs 3,274 24.4
Total (35) 43,667 264.98

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (in German) accessed 25 March 2010
  2. ^ a b "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". bfs.admin.ch (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2020.
  3. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Superweb database - Gemeinde Statistics 1981-2008 Archived June 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 19 June 2010
  4. ^ Canton of Vaud Statistical Office (in French) accessed 29 April 2011
  5. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz Archived 2015-11-13 at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 4 April 2011
  6. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 17 February 2011
  7. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz published by the Swiss Federal Statistical Office (in German) accessed 29 June 2016
  8. ^ Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (in German) accessed 10 January 2017
  9. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Nationalratswahlen 2007: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung, nach Gemeinden/Bezirk/Canton Archived May 14, 2015, at the Wayback Machine (in German) accessed 28 May 2010

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 46°49′N 6°56′E / 46.817°N 6.933°E / 46.817; 6.933