|• Total||9.41 km2 (3.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||508 m (1,667 ft)|
|Population (Dec 2015)|
|• Density||89/km2 (230/sq mi)|
|Surrounded by||Beringen, Gächlingen, Hemmental, Löhningen, Neunkirch, Schleitheim|
Profile (German), SFSO statistics
Siblingen has an area, as of 2006[update], of 9.3 km2 (3.6 sq mi). Of this area, 44.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 48.7% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 6.3% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.4%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes).
Coat of arms
Siblingen has a population (as of 2008[update]) of 743, of which 9.8% are foreign nationals. Of the foreign population, (as of 2008[update]), 52.9% are from Germany, 8.6% are from Italy, and 38.6% are from another country. Over the last 10 years the population has decreased at a rate of -2.9%. Most of the population (as of 2000[update]) speaks German (97.5%), with Spanish being second most common ( 1.0%) and Portuguese being third ( 0.8%).
The age distribution of the population (as of 2008[update]) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 18.2% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 65.4% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 16.4%.
In Siblingen about 80.9% 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 Siblingen, as of 2007[update], 2.01% of the population attend kindergarten or another pre-school, 6.29% attend a Primary School, 2.54% attend a lower level Secondary School, and 3.75% attend a higher level Secondary School.
The historical population is given in the following table:
Siblingen has an unemployment rate, as of 2007[update], of 1.02%. As of 2005[update], there were 61 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 25 businesses involved in this sector. 37 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 12 businesses in this sector. 62 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 23 businesses in this sector.
As of 2008[update] the mid year average unemployment rate was 1.2%. There were 31 non-agrarian businesses in the municipality and 47.1% of the (non-agrarian) population was involved in the secondary sector of the economy while 52.9% were involved in the third. At the same time, 70.2% of the working population was employed full-time, and 29.8% was employed part-time. There were 104 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 34.6% of the workforce. As of 2000[update] there were 109 residents who worked in the municipality, while 248 residents worked outside Siblingen and 38 people commuted into the municipality for work.
Heritage sites of national significance
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 22-December-2009
- Flags of the World.com accessed 22-December-2009
- Statistical Office of the Canton of Schaffhausen (German) accessed 2 December 2009
- Swiss inventory of cultural property of national and regional significance 21.11.2008 version, (German) accessed 22-Dec-2009
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