Démoret

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Démoret
Démoret.jpg
Coat of arms of Démoret
Coat of arms
Démoret is located in Switzerland
Démoret
Démoret
Démoret is located in Canton of Vaud
Démoret
Démoret
Coordinates: 46°45′N 6°45′E / 46.750°N 6.750°E / 46.750; 6.750Coordinates: 46°45′N 6°45′E / 46.750°N 6.750°E / 46.750; 6.750
Country Switzerland
Canton Vaud
District Jura-Nord Vaudois
Government
 • Mayor Syndic
Area[1]
 • Total 4.27 km2 (1.65 sq mi)
Elevation 733 m (2,405 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 123
 • Density 29/km2 (75/sq mi)
Postal code 1415
SFOS number 5912
Surrounded by Champtauroz, Chanéaz, Chêne-Pâquier, Molondin, Prahins, Vuissens (FR)
Website http://www.demoret.ch
Profile (French), SFSO statistics

Démoret is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland.

History[edit]

Démoret is first mentioned in 1154 as Donmores. In 1453 it was mentioned as Demoret.[3]

Geography[edit]

Démoret has an area, as of 2009, of 4.3 square kilometers (1.7 sq mi). Of this area, 3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi) or 78.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.71 km2 (0.27 sq mi) or 16.6% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.2 km2 (0.077 sq mi) or 4.7% is settled (buildings or roads).[4]

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 2.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.3%. Out of the forested land, all of the forested land area is covered with heavy forests. Of the agricultural land, 72.1% is used for growing crops and 6.1% is pastures.[4]

The municipality was part of the Yverdon District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, and Démoret became part of the new district of Jura-Nord Vaudois.[5]

The rural municipality is located along both sides of the main road in the northern Jorat plateau between Broye and Mentue.

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Sable, a Dolphin crowned haurient embowed Or.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Démoret has a population (as of December 2015) of 123.[7] As of 2008, 6.3% of the population are resident foreign nationals.[8] Over the last 10 years (1999–2009 ) the population has changed at a rate of -3.8%. It has changed at a rate of -3.1% due to migration and at a rate of -0.8% due to births and deaths.[9]

Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks French (129 or 97.0%) as their first language, with German being second most common (2 or 1.5%) and Portuguese being third (2 or 1.5%).[10]

The age distribution, as of 2009, in Démoret is; 8 children or 6.3% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 24 teenagers or 19.0% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 16 people or 12.7% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 9 people or 7.1% are between 30 and 39, 21 people or 16.7% are between 40 and 49, and 21 people or 16.7% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 8 people or 6.3% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 8 people or 6.3% are between 70 and 79, there are 10 people or 7.9% who are between 80 and 89, and there is 1 person who is 90 and older.[11]

As of 2000, there were 55 people who were single and never married in the municipality. There were 69 married individuals, 5 widows or widowers and 4 individuals who are divorced.[10]

As of 2000, there were 49 private households in the municipality, and an average of 2.7 persons per household.[9] There were 12 households that consist of only one person and 8 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 49 households that answered this question, 24.5% were households made up of just one person. Of the rest of the households, there are 16 married couples without children, 19 married couples with children There were 2 single parents with a child or children.[10]

In 2000 there were 18 single family homes (or 45.0% of the total) out of a total of 40 inhabited buildings. There were 2 multi-family buildings (5.0%), along with 17 multi-purpose buildings that were mostly used for housing (42.5%) and 3 other use buildings (commercial or industrial) that also had some housing (7.5%).[12]

In 2000, a total of 49 apartments (94.2% of the total) were permanently occupied, while 1 apartment was seasonally occupied and 2 apartments (3.8%) were empty.[12] As of 2009, the construction rate of new housing units was 0 new units per 1000 residents.[9] The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010, was 0%.[9]

The historical population is given in the following chart:[3][13]

Sights[edit]

The entire village of Démoret is designated as part of the Inventory of Swiss Heritage Sites[14]

Politics[edit]

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 41.3% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP (14.22%), the SP (12.57%) and the Other (8.99%). In the federal election, a total of 61 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 67.0%.[15]

Economy[edit]

As of 2010, Démoret had an unemployment rate of 0.4%. As of 2008, there were 33 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 12 businesses involved in this sector. 10 people were employed in the secondary sector and there were 2 businesses in this sector. 5 people were employed in the tertiary sector, with 3 businesses in this sector.[9] There were 65 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 41.5% of the workforce.

In 2008 the total number of full-time equivalent jobs was 34. The number of jobs in the primary sector was 22, all of which were in agriculture. The number of jobs in the secondary sector was 9, all of which were in manufacturing. The number of jobs in the tertiary sector was 3. In the tertiary sector; 2 or 66.7% were in wholesale or retail sales or the repair of motor vehicles, 1 was a technical professional or scientist, .[16]

In 2000, there were 11 workers who commuted into the municipality and 28 workers who commuted away. The municipality is a net exporter of workers, with about 2.5 workers leaving the municipality for every one entering.[17] Of the working population, 4.6% used public transportation to get to work, and 38.5% used a private car.[9]

Religion[edit]

From the 2000 census, 15 or 11.3% were Roman Catholic, while 99 or 74.4% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 18 individuals (or about 13.53% of the population) who belonged to another Christian church. 10 (or about 7.52% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist.[10]

Education[edit]

In Démoret about 43 or (32.3%) of the population have completed non-mandatory upper secondary education, and 16 or (12.0%) have completed additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). Of the 16 who completed tertiary schooling, 62.5% were Swiss men, 37.5% were Swiss women.[10]

In the 2009/2010 school year there were a total of 16 students in the Démoret school district. In the Vaud cantonal school system, two years of non-obligatory pre-school are provided by the political districts.[18] During the school year, the political district provided pre-school care for a total of 578 children of which 359 children (62.1%) received subsidized pre-school care. The canton's primary school program requires students to attend for four years. There were 5 students in the municipal primary school program. The obligatory lower secondary school program lasts for six years and there were 11 students in those schools.[19]

As of 2000, there were 2 students in Démoret who came from another municipality, while 31 residents attended schools outside the municipality.[17]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  3. ^ a b Démoret in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
  4. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010
  5. ^ Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 4 April 2011
  6. ^ Flags of the World.com accessed 19-August-2011
  7. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  8. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Superweb database - Gemeinde Statistics 1981-2008 Archived June 28, 2010, at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 19 June 2010
  9. ^ a b c d e f Swiss Federal Statistical Office Archived January 5, 2016, at the Wayback Machine. accessed 19-August-2011
  10. ^ a b c d e STAT-TAB Datenwürfel für Thema 40.3 - 2000 Archived April 9, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 2 February 2011
  11. ^ Canton of Vaud Statistical Office (French) accessed 29 April 2011
  12. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB - Datenwürfel für Thema 09.2 - Gebäude und Wohnungen Archived September 7, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 28 January 2011
  13. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Bevölkerungsentwicklung nach Region, 1850-2000 Archived September 30, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 29 January 2011
  14. ^ "Kantonsliste A-Objekte". KGS Inventar (in German). Federal Office of Civil Protection. 2009. Archived from the original on 28 June 2010. Retrieved 25 April 2011. 
  15. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Nationalratswahlen 2007: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung, nach Gemeinden/Bezirk/Canton Archived May 14, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 28 May 2010
  16. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3 Archived December 25, 2014, at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 28 January 2011
  17. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Statweb (German) accessed 24 June 2010
  18. ^ Organigramme de l'école vaudoise, année scolaire 2009-2010 (French) accessed 2 May 2011
  19. ^ Canton of Vaud Statistical Office - Scol. obligatoire/filières de transition (French) accessed 2 May 2011