|Former municipality of Switzerland|
|• Total||4.49 km2 (1.73 sq mi)|
|Elevation||448 m (1,470 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2010)|
|• Density||53/km2 (140/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Beringen, Jestetten (DE-BW), Löhningen, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Neunkirch|
Profile (German), SFSO statistics
Guntmadingen is first mentioned in 1111 as Guntrammingin, though this comes from a 12th-century forgery. In 1122 it was mentioned as Guntramingin.
Coat of arms
The municipality is located in the Oberklettgau district. The farming municipality is located at the foot of the Lauferberg and includes a high, forested region.
Guntmadingen had a population (as of 2010) of 237. In 2008 a total of 5.6% were foreign nationals. Of the foreign population, (as of 2008[update]), 35.7% are from Germany, 14.3% are from Italy, and 50% are from another country. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 4.7%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (97.3%), with Swedish being second most common ( 0.8%) and English being third ( 0.4%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2008[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 25.4% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 59.7% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 14.9%.
The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Guntmadingen about 77.1% 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 Guntmadingen, as of 2007[update], 2.86% of the population attend kindergarten or another pre-school, 8.98% attend a Primary School, 2.45% attend a lower level Secondary School, and 3.27% attend a higher level Secondary School.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Guntmadingen has an unemployment rate of 0.73%. As of 2005[update], there were 43 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 15 businesses involved in this sector. 9 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 4 businesses in this sector. 8 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 4 businesses in this sector.
As of 2008[update] the mid year average unemployment rate was 0.6%. There were 8 non-agrarian businesses in the municipality and 40% of the (non-agrarian) population was involved in the secondary sector of the economy while 60% were involved in the third. At the same time, 55% of the working population was employed full-time, and 45% was employed part-time. There were 20 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 35% of the workforce. As of 2000[update] there were 39 residents who worked in the municipality, while 84 residents worked outside Guntmadingen and 15 people commuted into the municipality for work.
- Nomenklaturen – Amtliches Gemeindeverzeichnis der Schweiz (German) accessed 9 February 2013
- Guntmadingen in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Flags of the World.com accessed 9 December 2009
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 11 February 2013 Cite error: Invalid
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- Statistical Office of the Canton of Schaffhausen (German) accessed 2 December 2009
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