Adlikon bei Andelfingen
|Adlikon bei Andelfingen|
|• Total||6.59 km2 (2.54 sq mi)|
|Elevation||448 m (1,470 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2013)|
|• Density||87/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Andelfingen, Dägerlen, Humlikon, Ossingen, Thalheim an der Thur|
Adlikon is first mentioned in 1255 as Adilinkon.
Adlikon has an area of 6.6 km2 (2.5 sq mi). Of this area, 66% is used for agricultural purposes, while 23% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 8.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (2.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
Adlikon has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 573. As of 2007[update], 3.5% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 1.2%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (98.1%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.0%) and English being third ( 0.3%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 29.5% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 59.3% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.2%. In Adlikon about 85.6% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Adlikon has an unemployment rate of 1.62%. As of 2005[update], there were 66 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 27 businesses involved in this sector. 20 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 5 businesses in this sector. 120 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 13 businesses in this sector. The historical population is given in the following table:
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Adlikon.|
- Official website (German)
- Adlikon in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.