Walliswil bei Niederbipp

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Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Country Switzerland Coat of Arms of Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Canton Bern
District Oberaargau
47°15′N 7°41′E / 47.250°N 7.683°E / 47.250; 7.683Coordinates: 47°15′N 7°41′E / 47.250°N 7.683°E / 47.250; 7.683
Population 218 (Dec 2012)[1]
- Density 156 /km2 (403 /sq mi)
Area 1.48 km2 (0.57 sq mi)[2]
Elevation 431 m (1,414 ft)
Postal code 3380
SFOS number 0990
Surrounded by Bannwil, Berken, Oberbipp, Walliswil bei Wangen, Wiedlisbach
Website www.walliswil-bipp.ch
SFSO statistics
Walliswil bei Niederbipp is located in Switzerland
Walliswil bei Niederbipp
Walliswil bei Niederbipp


Walliswil bei Niederbipp is a municipality in the Oberaargau administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Walliswil bei Niederbipp has an area of 1.4 km2 (0.54 sq mi). Of this area, 53.5% is used for agricultural purposes, while 18.8% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 17.4% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (10.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

Demographics[edit]

Walliswil bei Niederbipp has a population (as of 31 December 2012) of 218.[1] As of 2007, 1.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 5.7%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (99.2%), with English being second most common ( 0.4%) and Russian being third ( 0.4%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 47.2% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SPS (17.4%), the FDP (11.4%) and the CSP (9.1%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 18% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 61.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 20.1%. In Walliswil bei Niederbipp about 71.9% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Walliswil bei Niederbipp has an unemployment rate of 1.86%. As of 2005, there were 13 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 4 businesses involved in this sector. 15 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 1 business in this sector. 36 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 5 businesses in this sector.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Datenwürfel für Thema 01.2 - Bevölkerungsstand und -bewegung (German) accessed 29 August 2013
  2. ^ Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 22-Jul-2009