|• Total||6.03 km2 (2.33 sq mi)|
|Elevation||430 m (1,410 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2014)|
|• Density||72/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Gächlingen, Hallau, Neunkirch, Schleitheim, Stühlingen (DE-BW)|
Profile (German), SFSO statistics
Coat of arms
Oberhallau has an area, as of 2006[update], of 6 km2 (2.3 sq mi). Of this area, 72.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 20.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 6.8% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.2%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes). The municipality is located in the Unterklettgau district on the foot of the Hallauerberg.
Oberhallau has a population (as of 2008[update]) of 425, of which 2.4% are foreign nationals. Of the foreign population, (as of 2008[update]), 30% are from Germany, 10% are from Italy, and 60% 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 (97.2%), with Serbo-Croatian being second most common ( 1.0%) and English being third ( 0.5%). The age distribution of the population (as of 2008[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 22.4% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 61.6% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 16%.
In Oberhallau about 84.3% 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 Oberhallau, as of 2007[update], 3.56% of the population attend kindergarten or another pre-school, 4.28% attend a Primary School, 4.75% attend a lower level Secondary School, and 3.8% attend a higher level Secondary School.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Oberhallau has an unemployment rate, as of 2007[update], of 0.64%. As of 2005[update], there were 88 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 31 businesses involved in this sector. 18 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 3 businesses in this sector. 25 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 7 businesses in this sector.
As of 2008[update] the mid year average unemployment rate was 0.4%. There were 14 non-agrarian businesses in the municipality and 47.8% of the (non-agrarian) population was involved in the secondary sector of the economy while 52.2% were involved in the third. At the same time, 54.3% of the working population was employed full-time, and 45.7% was employed part-time. There were 46 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 58.7% of the workforce. As of 2000[update] there were 83 residents who worked in the municipality, while 128 residents worked outside Oberhallau and 18 people commuted into the municipality for work.
Heritage sites of national significance
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistics Office – STAT-TAB Ständige und Nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Region, Geschlecht, Nationalität und Alter (German) accessed 31 August 2015
- Oberhallau in German, French and Italian in the online Historical Dictionary of Switzerland.
- Flags of the World.com accessed 17-December-2009
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 17-December-2009
- Statistical Office of the Canton of Schaffhausen (German) accessed 2 December 2009
- Swiss inventory of cultural property of national and regional significance Archived May 1, 2009, at the Wayback Machine. 21.11.2008 version, (German) accessed 17-Dec-2009
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