|• Total||4.02 km2 (1.55 sq mi)|
|Elevation||658 m (2,159 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015)|
|• Density||86/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Lohn, Merishausen, Opfertshofen, Schaffhausen, Stetten, Tengen (DE-BW)|
Profile (German), SFSO statistics
Büttenhardt is first mentioned in 1238 as Butinhart.
The municipality is located in the Reiat district. It is a farming village located north of Schaffhausen on the rocky Reiatrücken.
Büttenhardt has a population (as of 2008[update]) of 349, of which 8.6% are foreign nationals. Of the foreign population, (as of 2008[update]), 58.1% are from Germany, 3.2% are from Italy, and 38.7% are from another country. Over the last 10 years the population has decreased at a rate of 0%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (95.9%), with English being second most common ( 1.8%) and Italian being third ( 0.9%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2008[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 24.1% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 63.6% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 12.3%.
The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Büttenhardt about 87.7% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either University or a Fachhochschule). In Büttenhardt, as of 2007[update], 0.29% of the population attend kindergarten or another pre-school, 6.94% attend a Primary School, 4.91% attend a lower level Secondary School, and 4.05% attend a higher level Secondary School.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Büttenhardt has an unemployment rate of 0.66%. As of 2005[update], there were 28 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 11 businesses involved in this sector. 15 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 4 businesses in this sector. 17 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 6 businesses in this sector.
As of 2008[update] the mid year average unemployment rate was 0.5%. There were 11 non-agrarian businesses in the municipality and 36.2% of the (non-agrarian) population was involved in the secondary sector of the economy while 63.8% were involved in the third. At the same time, 72.3% of the working population was employed full-time, and 27.7% was employed part-time. There were 47 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 42.6% of the workforce. As of 2000[update] there were 35 residents who worked in the municipality, while 142 residents worked outside Büttenhardt and 19 people commuted into the municipality for work.
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
- Büttenhardt in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office Archived 5 January 2016 at the Wayback Machine. accessed 8 December 2009
- Statistical Office of the Canton of Schaffhausen (German) accessed 2 December 2009
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