Schlatt bei Winterthur
|Schlatt bei Winterthur|
|• Total||8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)|
|Elevation||656 m (2,152 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2016)|
|• Density||83/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Elsau, Hofstetten bei Elgg, Turbenthal, Winterthur, Zell|
Schlatt has an area of 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi). Of this area, 47.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 45.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (1%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). In 1996[update] housing and buildings made up 2.8% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (2.9%). Of the total unproductive area, water (streams and lakes) made up 0.6% of the area. As of 2007[update], 3% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.
Schlatt has a population (as of 31 December 2016) of 745. As of 2007[update], 5.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. As of 2008[update] the gender distribution of the population was 51.4% male and 48.6% female. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 12.6%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (96.4%), with Italian being second most common ( 1.0%) and Dutch being third ( 1.0%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 27.4% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 59.8% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 12.8%. In Schlatt about 85.3% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). There are 224 households in Schlatt.
Schlatt has an unemployment rate of 1.34%. As of 2005[update], there were 69 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 28 businesses involved in this sector. 36 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 8 businesses in this sector. 48 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 13 businesses in this sector. As of 2007[update] 46% of the working population were employed full-time, and 54% were employed part-time.
As of 2008[update] there were 94 Catholics and 440 Protestants in Schlatt. In the 2000 census, religion was broken down into several smaller categories. From the census[update], 74.9% were some type of Protestant, with 66.6% belonging to the Swiss Reformed Church and 8.4% belonging to other Protestant churches. 12.3% of the population were Catholic. Of the rest of the population, 0% were Muslim, 0.8% belonged to another religion (not listed), 1.1% did not give a religion, and 10.2% were atheist or agnostic.
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 14-Aug-2009
- Statistics Zurich (in German) accessed 4 August 2009
- Official website (in German)
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