Walliswil bei Niederbipp

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For the other Walliswil in the district of Wangen, see Walliswil bei Wangen.
Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Coat of arms of Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Coat of arms
Walliswil bei Niederbipp is located in Switzerland
Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°41′E / 47.250°N 7.683°E / 47.250; 7.683Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°41′E / 47.250°N 7.683°E / 47.250; 7.683
Country Switzerland
Canton Bern
District Oberaargau
Area[1]
 • Total 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)
Elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)
Population (Dec 2013[2])
 • Total 217
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Postal code 3380
SFOS number 0990
Surrounded by Bannwil, Berken, Oberbipp, Walliswil bei Wangen, Wiedlisbach
Website www.walliswil-bipp.ch
SFSO statistics

Walliswil bei Niederbipp is a municipality in the Oberaargau administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Walliswil bei Niederbipp has an area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi). Of this area, 53.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 18.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 17.4% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (10.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

Demographics[edit]

Walliswil bei Niederbipp has a population (as of 31 December 2013) of 217.[2] As of 2007, 1.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 5.7%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (99.2%), with English being second most common ( 0.4%) and Russian being third ( 0.4%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 47.2% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SPS (17.4%), the FDP (11.4%) and the CSP (9.1%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 18% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 61.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 20.1%. In Walliswil bei Niederbipp about 71.9% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Walliswil bei Niederbipp has an unemployment rate of 1.86%. As of 2005, there were 13 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 4 businesses involved in this sector. 15 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 1 business in this sector. 36 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 5 businesses in this sector.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Datenwürfel für Thema 01.2 - Bevölkerungsstand und -bewegung (German) accessed 18 August 2014
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 22-Jul-2009