Siglistorf

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Siglistorf
Siglistorf 140.jpg
Coat of arms of Siglistorf
Coat of arms
Siglistorf is located in Switzerland
Siglistorf
Siglistorf
Siglistorf is located in Canton of Aargau
Siglistorf
Siglistorf
Coordinates: 47°33′N 8°23′E / 47.550°N 8.383°E / 47.550; 8.383Coordinates: 47°33′N 8°23′E / 47.550°N 8.383°E / 47.550; 8.383
Country Switzerland
Canton Aargau
District Zurzach
Area[1]
 • Total 5.51 km2 (2.13 sq mi)
Elevation 444 m (1,457 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 636
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Postal code 5462
SFOS number 4319
Surrounded by Bachs (ZH), Fisibach, Niederweningen (ZH), Oberweningen (ZH), Schleinikon (ZH), Schneisingen, Wislikofen
Website www.siglistorf.ch
SFSO statistics

Siglistorf is a municipality in the district of Zurzach in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Siglistorf has an area, as of 2009, of 5.51 square kilometers (2.13 sq mi). Of this area, 2.29 km2 (0.88 sq mi) or 41.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 2.89 km2 (1.12 sq mi) or 52.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.33 km2 (0.13 sq mi) or 6.0% is settled (buildings or roads) and 0.02 km2 (4.9 acres) or 0.4% is unproductive land.[3]

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 3.1% and transportation infrastructure made up 2.5%. Out of the forested land, 51.2% of the total land area is heavily forested and 1.3% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 23.6% is used for growing crops and 16.7% is pastures, while 1.3% is used for orchards or vine crops. Of the unproductive areas, and .[3]

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Azure a Deer salient to sinister Or on Coupeaux Vert.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Siglistorf has a population (as of December 2015) of 636[5] As of 2008, 43.4% of the population are foreign nationals.[6] Over the last 10 years (1997–2007) the population has changed at a rate of 1.5%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German(92.7%), with Albanian being second most common ( 4.8%) and English being third ( 0.8%).[7]

As of 2008, the gender distribution of the population was 51.0% male and 49.0% female. The population was made up of 253 Swiss men (40.4% of the population), and 67 (10.7%) non-Swiss men. There were 259 Swiss women (41.3%), and 48 (7.7%) non-Swiss women.[6] In 2008 there were 5 live births to Swiss citizens and 4 births to non-Swiss citizens, and in same time span there were 4 deaths of Swiss citizens. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens increased by 1 while the foreign population increased by 4. There were 1 Swiss woman who emigrated from Switzerland to another country, 13 non-Swiss men who emigrated from Switzerland to another country and 12 non-Swiss women who emigrated from Switzerland to another country. The total Swiss population change in 2008 (from all sources) was an increase of 16 and the non-Swiss population change was an increase of 20 people. This represents a population growth rate of 6.1%.[6]

The age distribution, as of 2008, in Siglistorf is; 69 children or 11.5% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 78 teenagers or 13.0% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 56 people or 9.3% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 86 people or 14.3% are between 30 and 39, 117 people or 19.4% are between 40 and 49, and 96 people or 15.9% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 62 people or 10.3% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 13 people or 2.2% are between 70 and 79, there are 21 people or 3.5% who are between 80 and 89,and there are 4 people or 0.7% who are 90 and older.[8]

As of 2000, there were 25 homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 81 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 87 homes with 5 or more persons in the household.[9] As of 2000, there were 206 private households (homes and apartments) in the municipality, and an average of 2.5 persons per household.[7] In 2008 there were 91 single family homes (or 36.4% of the total) out of a total of 250 homes and apartments.[10] There were a total of 1 empty apartments for a 0.4% vacancy rate.[10] As of 2007, the construction rate of new housing units was 0 new units per 1000 residents.[7]

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 48.89% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CVP (22.68%), the SP (8.2%) and the FDP (7.84%). In the federal election, a total of 157 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 41.8%.[11]

The historical population is given in the following table:[8]

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1975 307 —    
1980 355 +15.6%
1990 536 +51.0%
2000 537 +0.2%

Economy[edit]

As of 2007, Siglistorf had an unemployment rate of 3.46%. As of 2005, there were 22 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 9 businesses involved in this sector. 10 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 6 businesses in this sector. 89 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 28 businesses in this sector.[7]

In 2000 there were 302 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 235 or about 77.8% of the residents worked outside Siglistorf while 39 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 106 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality.[12] Of the working population, 10.1% used public transportation to get to work, and 63.5% used a private car.[7]

Religion[edit]

Church of Sigilistorf

From the 2000 census, 287 or 55.3% were Roman Catholic, while 134 or 25.8% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church.[9]

Education[edit]

In Siglistorf about 77.7% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).[7] Of the school age population (in the 2008/2009 school year), there are 51 students attending primary school in the municipality.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office-Land Use Statistics 2009 data (German) accessed 25 March 2010
  4. ^ Flags of the World.com accessed 22-June-2010
  5. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (German) accessed 30 August 2016
  6. ^ a b c Swiss Federal Statistical Office - Superweb database - Gemeinde Statistics 1981-2008 (German) accessed 19 June 2010
  7. ^ a b c d e f Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 22-June-2010
  8. ^ a b Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bevölkerungsdaten für den Kanton Aargau und die Gemeinden (Archiv) (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  9. ^ a b c Statistical Department of Canton Aargau - Aargauer Zahlen 2009 (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  10. ^ a b Statistical Department of Canton Aargau (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  11. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office, Nationalratswahlen 2007: Stärke der Parteien und Wahlbeteiligung, nach Gemeinden/Bezirk/Canton (German) accessed 28 May 2010
  12. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau-Bereich 11 Verkehr und Nachrichtenwesen (German) accessed 21 January 2010