|Population||129 (Dec 2011)|
|- Density||23 /km2 (59 /sq mi)|
|Area||5.64 km2 (2.18 sq mi)|
|Elevation||843 m (2,766 ft)|
|Surrounded by||Monible, Châtelat, Saicourt, Saules, Souboz, Undervelier|
Sornetan has an area of 5.7 km2 (2.2 sq mi). Of this area, 47% is used for agricultural purposes, while 50.2% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 2.5% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.4%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
Sornetan had a population (in 31 December 2011) of 129. In 2007, 3.8% of the population were foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years[when?] the population has decreased at a rate of -7.8%. Most of the population in 2000 spoke French (87.6%), with German being second most common (9.7%) and Spanish third (0.9%).
In 2000, children and teenagers (0–19 years old) made up 29.2% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) made up 63.7% and seniors (over 64 years old) made up 7.1%. About 81.5% of the population (between age 25-64) had completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).
Sornetan had an unemployment rate of 0.48%. In 2005, there were 26 people employed in the primary economic sector and about nine businesses involved in this sector. 21 people were employed in the secondary sector and there are 3 businesses in this sector. 19 people were employed in the tertiary sector, with two businesses in this sector.
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Datenwürfel für Thema 01.2 - Bevölkerungsstand und -bewegung (German) accessed 3 October 2012
- Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeindedaten nach 4 Hauptbereichen
- Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 8 July 2009
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