Saint-Genis-Pouilly - Population - An International Population

An International Population

In addition to CERN, the proximity of Switzerland and the international organisations headquartered in Geneva explains why a significant proportion of the population of the commune are foreigners. According to the census taken by INSEE in 1999, the commune contained amongst its 6,383 inhabitants 1,697 foreigners (making 26.6%). By way of comparison, the d├ępartement of Ain contains, at the time of the recent census, amongst its 515,478 inhabitants 40,903 foreigners (making 7.9%).

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