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Coat of arms of Trasadingen
Coat of arms
Trasadingen is located in Switzerland
Location of Trasadingen
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Trasadingen is located in Canton of Schaffhausen
Trasadingen (Canton of Schaffhausen)
Coordinates: 47°40′N 8°25′E / 47.667°N 8.417°E / 47.667; 8.417Coordinates: 47°40′N 8°25′E / 47.667°N 8.417°E / 47.667; 8.417
Country Switzerland
Canton Schaffhausen
District n.a.
 • Total 4.14 km2 (1.60 sq mi)
Elevation 403 m (1,322 ft)
Population (Dec 2017[2])
 • Total 591
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code 8219
SFOS number 2973
Surrounded by Eggingen (DE-BW), Hallau, Klettgau (DE-BW), Wilchingen
Profile (in German), SFSO statistics

Trasadingen is a municipality in the canton of Schaffhausen in Switzerland.



Trasadingen has an area, as of 2006, of 4.1 km2 (1.6 sq mi). Of this area, 76.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 12.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 11% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers or lakes).[3]

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Argent, a Vine Vert fructed Azure issuant from a Cross pattee of the second and in chief dexter a Cross pattee Sable and sinister a Sickle proper.[4]


Trasadingen has a population (as of 2008) of 585, of which 13.7% are foreign nationals. Of the foreign population, (as of 2008), 61.7% are from Germany, 23.5% are from Italy, 1.2% are from Turkey, and 13.6% are from another country.[5] Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 2.6%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (96.8%), with Italian being second most common ( 0.8%) and English being third ( 0.4%).[3]

The age distribution of the population (as of 2008) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 23.8% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 59.1% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 17.1%.[5]

In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 46.6% of the vote. The next two most popular parties were the SP (28.4%), and the FDP (25%) .[3]

In Trasadingen about 83.5% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).[3] In Trasadingen, as of 2007, 1.72% of the population attend kindergarten or another pre-school, 5.66% attend a Primary School, 3.95% attend a lower level Secondary School, and 2.23% attend a higher level Secondary School.[5]

As of 2000, 21.7% of the population belonged to the Roman Catholic Church and 61.7% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church.[5]

The historical population is given in the following table:[5]

year population
1990 560
2000 562


There is a border crossing into Germany at Trasadingen town with Erzingen in Klettgau municipality, Baden-Württemberg state.


Trasadingen has an unemployment rate of 1.82%. As of 2005, there were 61 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 23 businesses involved in this sector. 93 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 6 businesses in this sector. 74 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 22 businesses in this sector.[3]

As of 2008 the mid year average unemployment rate was 1%. There were 29 non-agrarian businesses in the municipality and 57% of the (non-agrarian) population was involved in the secondary sector of the economy while 43% were involved in the third. At the same time, 67.1% of the working population was employed full-time, and 32.9% was employed part-time. There were 158 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 45.6% of the workforce. As of 2000 there were 82 residents who worked in the municipality, while 162 residents worked outside Trasadingen and 75 people commuted into the municipality for work.[5]

As of 2008, there are 2 restaurants and the hospitality industry in Trasadingen employs 8 people.[5]


  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 (in German) accessed 17 September 2018
  3. ^ a b c d e Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 30-December-2009
  4. ^ Flags of the Archived 2011-06-05 at the Wayback Machine. accessed 30-December-2009
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Statistical Office of the Canton of Schaffhausen (in German) accessed 2 December 2009