Kammersrohr

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Kammersrohr
Kammersrohr Hof Alpenblick.jpg
Coat of arms of Kammersrohr
Coat of arms
Kammersrohr is located in Switzerland
Kammersrohr
Kammersrohr
Kammersrohr is located in Canton of Solothurn
Kammersrohr
Kammersrohr
Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°36′E / 47.250°N 7.600°E / 47.250; 7.600Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°36′E / 47.250°N 7.600°E / 47.250; 7.600
Country Switzerland
Canton Solothurn
District Lebern
Area[1]
 • Total 0.95 km2 (0.37 sq mi)
Elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 33
 • Density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Postal code 4535
SFOS number 2549
Surrounded by Attiswil (BE), Günsberg, Hubersdorf
Website website missing
SFSO statistics

Kammersrohr is a municipality in the district of Lebern in the canton of Solothurn in Switzerland.

History[edit]

Kammersrohr is first mentioned in 1374 as ze Rore.[3]

Geography[edit]

Kammersrohr has an area, as of 2009, of 0.95 square kilometers (0.37 sq mi). Of this area, 0.53 km2 (0.20 sq mi) or 55.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi) or 40.0% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.03 km2 (7.4 acres) or 3.2% is settled (buildings or roads).[4]

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 2.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 1.1%. Out of the forested land, 37.9% of the total land area is heavily forested and 2.1% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 29.5% is used for growing crops and 25.3% is pastures, while 1.1% is used for orchards or vine crops.[4]

The municipality is located in the Lebern district. It is the smallest municipality in the canton and is located on a terrace in the southern foothills of the Jura Mountains.

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Argent a Mullet Gules between two Reed plants Vert fructed Sable and with two leaves each issuant from a Mount of 3 Coupeaux of the third.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Kammersrohr has a population (as of December 2015) of 33.[6] As of 2008, 2.8% of the population are resident foreign nationals.[7] Over the last 10 years (1999–2009 ) the population has changed at a rate of -15.9%.[8]

Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (37 or 94.9%), with the rest speaking English (1 or 2.6%) and Polish (1 or 2.6%).[9]

As of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 56.8% male and 43.2% female. The population was made up of 19 Swiss men (51.4% of the population) and 2 (5.4%) non-Swiss men. There were 16 Swiss women (43.2%) and (0.0%) non-Swiss women.[10] Of the population in the municipality 20 or about 51.3% were born in Kammersrohr and lived there in 2000. There were 9 or 23.1% who were born in the same canton, while 6 or 15.4% were born somewhere else in Switzerland, and 4 or 10.3% were born outside of Switzerland.[9]

In 2008 the total Swiss population change (from all sources, including moves across municipal borders) was a decrease of 3 and the non-Swiss population decreased by 1 people. This represents a population growth rate of -10.0%.[7]

The age distribution, as of 2000, in Kammersrohr is; 4 children or 10.3% of the population are between 0 and 6 years old and 11 teenagers or 28.2% are between 7 and 19. Of the adult population, 2 people or 5.1% of the population are between 20 and 24 years old. 13 people or 33.3% are between 25 and 44, and 7 people or 17.9% are between 45 and 64.

As of 2000, there were 22 people who were single and never married in the municipality. There were 14 married individuals, 2 widows or widowers and 1 individuals who are divorced.[9]


As of 2000, there were 11 private households in the municipality, and an average of 3.5 persons per household.[8] There were 2 households that consist of only one person and 3 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 11 households that answered this question, 18.2% were households made up of just one person and there was one adults who lived with their parents. Of the rest of the households, there are 3 married couples without children, 5 married couples with children[9]

In 2000 there were 11 single-family homes (or 78.6% of the total) out of a total of 14 inhabited buildings. There were 3 multi-purpose buildings that were mostly used for housing (21.4%). Of the single-family homes 2 were built before 1919, while 2 were built between 1990 and 2000. The greatest number of single-family homes (4) were built between 1919 and 1945.[11]

In 2000 there were 14 apartments in the municipality. The most common apartment size was 3 rooms of which there were 4. There were no single room apartments and 8 apartments with five or more rooms. Of these apartments, a total of 11 apartments (78.6% of the total) were permanently occupied, while 2 apartments (14.3%) were seasonally occupied and 1 apartments (7.1%) were empty.[11] As of 2009, the construction rate of new housing units was 0 new units per 1000 residents.[8] The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010, was 0%.[8]

The historical population is given in the following chart:[3][12]

Politics[edit]

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the CVP which received 41.18% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP (32.03%), the SVP (9.8%) and the Green Party (9.15%). In the federal election, a total of 22 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 53.7%.[13]

Economy[edit]

As of 2010, Kammersrohr had an unemployment rate of 0%. As of 2008, there were 9 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 3 businesses involved in this sector. people were employed in the secondary sector and there were businesses in this sector. 3 people were employed in the tertiary sector, with 2 businesses in this sector.[8] There were 20 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 30.0% of the workforce.

In 2008 the total number of full-time equivalent jobs was 9. The number of jobs in the primary sector was 6, all of which were in agriculture. There were no jobs in the secondary sector. The number of jobs in the tertiary sector was 3. In the tertiary sector; 1 was in the sale or repair of motor vehicles, 2 or 66.7% were technical professionals or scientists.[14]

In 2000, there were 13 workers who commuted away from the municipality.[15] Of the working population, 0% used public transportation to get to work, and 55% used a private car.[8]

Religion[edit]

From the 2000 census, 18 or 46.2% were Roman Catholic, while 14 or 35.9% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. 7 (or about 17.95% of the population) belonged to no church, are agnostic or atheist,FALSE[9]

Education[edit]

In Kammersrohr about 13 or (33.3%) of the population have completed non-mandatory upper secondary education, and 11 or (28.2%) have completed additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). Of the 11 who completed tertiary schooling, 45.5% were Swiss men, 45.5% were Swiss women.[9]

As of 2000, there were 8 students from Kammersrohr who attended schools outside the municipality.[15]

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 Kammersrohr 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. ^ Flags of the World.com accessed 1 April 2011
  6. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  7. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Superweb database - Gemeinde Statistics 1981-2008 Archived 28 June 2010 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 19 June 2010
  8. ^ a b c d e f Swiss Federal Statistical Office Archived 5 January 2016 at the Wayback Machine. accessed 1 April 2011
  9. ^ a b c d e f STAT-TAB Datenwürfel für Thema 40.3 - 2000 Archived 9 August 2013 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 2 February 2011
  10. ^ Canton of Solothurn Statistics - Wohnbevölkerung der Gemeinden nach Nationalität und Geschlecht Archived 5 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 11 March 2011
  11. ^ a b Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB - Datenwürfel für Thema 09.2 - Gebäude und Wohnungen Archived 21 January 2015 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 28 January 2011
  12. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Bevölkerungsentwicklung nach Region, 1850-2000 Archived 30 September 2014 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 29 January 2011
  13. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Nationalratswahlen 2007: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung, nach Gemeinden/Bezirk/Canton Archived 14 May 2015 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 28 May 2010
  14. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office STAT-TAB Betriebszählung: Arbeitsstätten nach Gemeinde und NOGA 2008 (Abschnitte), Sektoren 1-3 Archived 25 December 2014 at the Wayback Machine. (German) accessed 28 January 2011
  15. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Statweb Archived 4 August 2012 at Archive.is (German) accessed 24 June 2010

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