Truttikon

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Truttikon
Truttikon -
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of Truttikon
Canton Zurich
District Andelfingen
47°38′N 8°44′E / 47.633°N 8.733°E / 47.633; 8.733Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°44′E / 47.633°N 8.733°E / 47.633; 8.733
Population 451 (Dec 2013)[1]
- Density 102 /km2 (264 /sq mi)
Area 4.41 km2 (1.70 sq mi)[2]
Elevation 465 m (1,526 ft)
Postal code 8467
SFOS number 0041
Localities Burghof, Gisenhard, Hausen bei Ossingen, Langenmoos
Surrounded by Basadingen-Schlattingen (TG), Ossingen, Schlatt (TG), Trüllikon, Waltalingen
Website www.truttikon.ch
SFSO statistics
Truttikon is located in Switzerland
Truttikon
Truttikon

Truttikon is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Church of Truttikon

Truttikon has an area of 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi). Of this area, 64.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 28.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

Demographics[edit]

Truttikon has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 451.[1] As of 2007, 3.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 13.2%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (95.9%), with English being second most common ( 1.4%) and Italian being third ( 0.5%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 41.5% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the local small left-wing parties (15.7%), the SPS (15.5%) and the FDP (8.8%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 29.7% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 58.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.5%. In Truttikon about 86.3% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Truttikon has an unemployment rate of 0.77%. As of 2005, there were 71 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 22 businesses involved in this sector. 16 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 5 businesses in this sector. 22 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 8 businesses in this sector.[3]

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