|• Total||7.57 km2 (2.92 sq mi)|
|Elevation||455 m (1,493 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015)|
|• Density||950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Dägerlen, Dinhard, Hettlingen, Winterthur|
Seuzach has an area of 7.6 km2 (2.9 sq mi). Of this area, 44.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 24.3% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 30.1% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.9%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains). In 1996[update] housing and buildings made up 20.4% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (9.9%). Of the total unproductive area, water (streams and lakes) made up 0.5% of the area. As of 2007[update], 22.1% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.
Seuzach has a population (as of 31 December 2015) of 7,198. As of 2007[update], 9.8% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. As of 2008[update] the gender distribution of the population was 49.6% male and 50.4% female. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 11.1%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (92.5%), with Italian being second most common ( 2.1%) and Albanian being third ( 1.0%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2000[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 22.1% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 63.1% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 14.8%. In Seuzach about 83.7% 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 2722 households in Seuzach.
Seuzach has an unemployment rate of 1.43%. As of 2005[update], there were 82 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 25 businesses involved in this sector. 740 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 71 businesses in this sector. 1299 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 174 businesses in this sector. As of 2007[update] 32.7% of the working population were employed full-time, and 67.3% were employed part-time.
As of 2008[update] there were 1819 Catholics and 3600 Protestants in Seuzach. In the 2000 census, religion was broken down into several smaller categories. From the census[update], 57.9% were some type of Protestant, with 54.4% belonging to the Swiss Reformed Church and 3.5% belonging to other Protestant churches. 26.4% of the population were Catholic. Of the rest of the population, 0% were Muslim, 3.3% belonged to another religion (not listed), 2.5% did not give a religion, and 9.7% were atheist or agnostic.
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (German) accessed 27 April 2016
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 14-Aug-2009
- Statistics Zurich (German) accessed 4 August 2009
- "S-Bahn trains, buses and boats" (PDF). ZVV. Retrieved 2012-03-05.
- Official website (German)
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