Culture, Heritage and Diversity

 

Intercultural city: Geneva, Switzerland

 

Population diversity


Geneva is a Swiss city with a population of 190,205 as of 2009. The majority group – the Swiss – makes up 54.30% of the total population. According to 2001 data, nonnationals account for 46.70% and foreign-borns for 58% of the city’s total population respectively. First generations migrants make up 36% of the city’s inhabitants, whilst second generation migrants make up 6.80% of the city’s population. The ethnic groups include: Portuguese (7.36%), French (6.82%), Italians (4.85%) and Spanish (3.60%)5.

 

Profile and activities


Intercultural profile

 

Intercultural Cities Index


What is the ICC Index?

Results

 

Useful links


Sandrine Salerno (Geneva City Council) explains the benefits of her municipality's participation in the EU-Council of Europe's Intercultural Cities network. [fr] [23/03/2012]

 

Video message from Sandrine Salerno, Mayor of Geneva


  


 

General information

Official website

 

Sandrine Salerno
Mayor

 

Geneva on the map