Schlatt bei Winterthur

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Schlatt bei Winterthur
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Coat of arms of Schlatt bei Winterthur
Coat of arms
Schlatt bei Winterthur is located in Switzerland
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur is located in Canton of Zurich
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°50′E / 47.467°N 8.833°E / 47.467; 8.833Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°50′E / 47.467°N 8.833°E / 47.467; 8.833
Country Switzerland
Canton Zurich
District Winterthur
Area[1]
 • Total 8.97 km2 (3.46 sq mi)
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 745
 • Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Postal code 8418
SFOS number 0226
Surrounded by Elsau, Hofstetten bei Elgg, Turbenthal, Winterthur, Zell
Website www.schlatt-zh.ch
SFSO statistics
Church of Schlatt

Schlatt bei Winterthur is a municipality in the district of Winterthur in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

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).[3] In 1996 housing and buildings made up 2.8% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (2.9%).[4] Of the total unproductive area, water (streams and lakes) made up 0.6% of the area. As of 2007, 3% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Schlatt has a population (as of 31 December 2016) of 745.[2] As of 2007, 5.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. As of 2008 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) speaks German (96.4%), with Italian being second most common ( 1.0%) and Dutch being third ( 1.0%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 49.6% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP (12.5%), the SPS (11.4%) and the Green Party (11%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) 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.[4]

Schlatt has an unemployment rate of 1.34%. As of 2005, 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.[3] As of 2007 46% of the working population were employed full-time, and 54% were employed part-time.[4]

As of 2008 there were 94 Catholics and 440 Protestants in Schlatt. In the 2000 census, religion was broken down into several smaller categories. From the census, 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.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 30 August 2017
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 14-Aug-2009
  4. ^ a b c d e Statistics Zurich (in German) accessed 4 August 2009

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