Schlatt bei Winterthur

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Schlatt bei Winterthur
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Coat of arms of Schlatt bei Winterthur
Coat of arms
Schlatt bei Winterthur is located in Switzerland
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°50′E / 47.467°N 8.833°E / 47.467; 8.833Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°50′E / 47.467°N 8.833°E / 47.467; 8.833
Country Switzerland
Canton Zurich
District Winterthur
Area[1]
 • Total 8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Population (Dec 2013[2])
 • Total 733
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Postal code 8418
SFOS number 0226
Surrounded by Elsau, Hofstetten bei Elgg, Turbenthal, Winterthur, Zell
Website www.schlatt-zh.ch
SFSO statistics
Church of Schlatt

Schlatt bei Winterthur is a municipality in the district of Winterthur in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Schlatt has an area of 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi). Of this area, 47.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 45.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (1%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3] In 1996 housing and buildings made up 2.8% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (2.9%).[4] Of the total unproductive area, water (streams and lakes) made up 0.6% of the area. As of 2007, 3% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Schlatt has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 733.[2] As of 2007, 5.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. As of 2008 the gender distribution of the population was 51.4% male and 48.6% female. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 12.6%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (96.4%), with Italian being second most common ( 1.0%) and Dutch being third ( 1.0%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 49.6% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP (12.5%), the SPS (11.4%) and the Green Party (11%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 27.4% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 59.8% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 12.8%. In Schlatt about 85.3% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). There are 224 households in Schlatt.[4]

Schlatt has an unemployment rate of 1.34%. As of 2005, there were 69 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 28 businesses involved in this sector. 36 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 8 businesses in this sector. 48 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 13 businesses in this sector.[3] As of 2007 46% of the working population were employed full-time, and 54% were employed part-time.[4]

As of 2008 there were 94 Catholics and 440 Protestants in Schlatt. In the 2000 census, religion was broken down into several smaller categories. From the census, 74.9% were some type of Protestant, with 66.6% belonging to the Swiss Reformed Church and 8.4% belonging to other Protestant churches. 12.3% of the population were Catholic. Of the rest of the population, 0% were Muslim, 0.8% belonged to another religion (not listed), 1.1% did not give a religion, and 10.2% were atheist or agnostic.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ a b Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 11 March 2014
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 14-Aug-2009
  4. ^ a b c d e Statistics Zurich (German) accessed 4 August 2009

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