Wiliberg

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Wiliberg
Coat of arms of Wiliberg
Coat of arms
Wiliberg is located in Switzerland
Wiliberg
Wiliberg
Wiliberg is located in Canton of Aargau
Wiliberg
Wiliberg
Coordinates: 47°16′N 8°1′E / 47.267°N 8.017°E / 47.267; 8.017Coordinates: 47°16′N 8°1′E / 47.267°N 8.017°E / 47.267; 8.017
Country Switzerland
Canton Aargau
District Zofingen
Area[1]
 • Total 1.17 km2 (0.45 sq mi)
Elevation 651 m (2,136 ft)
Population (Dec 2015[2])
 • Total 167
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Postal code 5058
SFOS number 4288
Surrounded by Attelwil, Bottenwil, Reiden (LU), Reitnau, Staffelbach, Wikon (LU)
Website www.wiliberg.ch
SFSO statistics

Wiliberg is a municipality in the district of Zofingen in the canton of Aargau in Switzerland.

Geography[edit]

Wiliberg has an area, as of 2009, of 1.17 square kilometers (0.45 sq mi). Of this area, 0.85 km2 (0.33 sq mi) or 72.6% is used for agricultural purposes, while 0.21 km2 (0.081 sq mi) or 17.9% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.14 km2 (35 acres) or 12.0% is settled (buildings or roads).[3]

Of the built up area, housing and buildings made up 4.3% and transportation infrastructure made up 6.8%. Out of the forested land, all of the forested land area is covered with heavy forests. Of the agricultural land, 16.2% is used for growing crops and 52.1% is pastures, while 4.3% is used for orchards or vine crops.[3]

Coat of arms[edit]

The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Per fess Argent a Vine branch Vert leaved of two of the same and fructed Azure and Azure a base-semi Mill-Wheel Or.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Wiliberg has a population (as of December 2015) of 167[5] As of June 2009, 2.5% of the population are foreign nationals.[6] Over the last 10 years (1997–2007) the population has changed at a rate of 2.6%. All of the population (as of 2000) speaks German.[7]

The age distribution, as of 2008, in Wiliberg is; 20 children or 12.5% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 20 teenagers or 12.5% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 15 people or 9.4% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 18 people or 11.3% are between 30 and 39, 32 people or 20.0% are between 40 and 49, and 28 people or 17.5% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 11 people or 6.9% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 10 people or 6.3% are between 70 and 79, there are 4 people or 2.5% who are between 80 and 89,and there are 2 people or 1.3% who are 90 and older.[8]

As of 2000, there were no homes with 1 or 2 persons in the household, 18 homes with 3 or 4 persons in the household, and 30 homes with 5 or more persons in the household.[9] As of 2000, there were 50 private households (homes and apartments) in the municipality, and an average of 3. persons per household.[7] In 2008 there were 30 single family homes (or 47.6% of the total) out of a total of 63 homes and apartments.[10] There were a total of 1 empty apartments for a 1.6% 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 SVP received 61.04% of the vote. Most of the rest of the votes went to the SP with 9.13% of the vote. In the federal election, a total of 70 votes were cast, and the voter turnout was 57.4%.[11]

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

Historical population
Year Pop. ±%
1975 120 —    
1980 132 +10.0%
1990 148 +12.1%
2000 157 +6.1%

Economy[edit]

As of 2007, Wiliberg had an unemployment rate of 0.66%. As of 2005, there were 21 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 9 businesses involved in this sector. 1 person is employed in the secondary sector and there is 1 business in this sector. 10 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 3 businesses in this sector.[7]

In 2000 there were 86 workers who lived in the municipality. Of these, 51 or about 59.3% of the residents worked outside Wiliberg while 4 people commuted into the municipality for work. There were a total of 39 jobs (of at least 6 hours per week) in the municipality.[12] Of the working population, 0% used public transportation to get to work, and 63.6% used a private car.[7]

Religion[edit]

From the 2000 census, 21 or 13.9% were Roman Catholic, while 121 or 80.1% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church.[9]

Education[edit]

In Wiliberg about 81.4% 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 14 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 15-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. ^ Statistical Department of Canton Aargau -Bereich 01 -Bevölkerung (German) accessed 20 January 2010
  7. ^ a b c d e f Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 15-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