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Coat of arms of Unterstammheim
Coat of arms
Unterstammheim is located in Switzerland
Unterstammheim is located in Canton of Zurich
Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°47′E / 47.633°N 8.783°E / 47.633; 8.783Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°47′E / 47.633°N 8.783°E / 47.633; 8.783
Country Switzerland
Canton Zurich
District Andelfingen
 • Total 7.25 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Elevation 433 m (1,421 ft)
Population (Dec 2016[2])
 • Total 899
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Postal code 8476
SFOS number 0042
Surrounded by Basadingen-Schlattingen (TG), Diessenhofen (TG), Oberstammheim, Wagenhausen (TG), Waltalingen
Website www.unterstammheim.ch
SFSO statistics

Unterstammheim is a municipality in the district of Andelfingen in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.


Unterstammheim church

Unterstammheim has an area of 7.3 km2 (2.8 sq mi). Of this area, 52.8% is used for agricultural purposes, while 36.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 10.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]


Unterstammheim has a population (as of 31 December 2016) of 899.[2] As of 2007, 7.0% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has decreased at a rate of -0.3%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (96.1%), with Albanian being second most common ( 1.8%) and Portuguese being third ( 0.6%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 35.7% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP (16.5%), the FDP (13.5%) and the Green Party (13.3%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 30.4% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 55.7% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 13.8%. In Unterstammheim about 84.3% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Unterstammheim has an unemployment rate of 1.54%. As of 2005, there were 116 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 30 businesses involved in this sector. 83 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 11 businesses in this sector. 234 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 37 businesses in this sector.[3]


Stammheim railway station, situated in Unterstammheim, is served by Zurich S-Bahn line S29, which links Winterthur and Stein am Rhein.[4][5]


  1. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  2. ^ a b Canton of Zurich Statistical Office (in German) accessed 15 June 2017
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 28-Jul-2009
  4. ^ map.geo.admin.ch (Map). Swiss Confederation. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 
  5. ^ "S-Bahn trains, buses and boats" (PDF). ZVV. Retrieved 2012-02-28. 

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