Schlatt bei Winterthur

Schlatt bei Winterthur is a municipality in the district of Winterthur in the canton of Zürich in Switzerland.

Schlatt bei Winterthur
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Coat of arms of Schlatt bei Winterthur
Coat of arms
Location of Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur is located in Switzerland
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur is located in Canton of Zurich
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Schlatt bei Winterthur
Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°50′E / 47.467°N 8.833°E / 47.467; 8.833Coordinates: 47°28′N 8°50′E / 47.467°N 8.833°E / 47.467; 8.833
 • Total9.03 km2 (3.49 sq mi)
656 m (2,152 ft)
 • Total769
 • Density85/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+01:00 (Central European Time)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+02:00 (Central European Summer Time)
Postal code(s)
SFOS number0226
Surrounded byElsau, Hofstetten bei Elgg, Turbenthal, Winterthur, Zell
SFSO statistics
Church of Schlatt


Schlatt has an area of 9.1 km2 (3.5 sq mi). Of this area, 47.9% is used for agricultural purposes, while 45.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 5.6% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (1%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3] In 1996 housing and buildings made up 2.8% of the total area, while transportation infrastructure made up the rest (2.9%).[4] Of the total unproductive area, water (streams and lakes) made up 0.6% of the area. As of 2007, 3% of the total municipal area was undergoing some type of construction.[4]

Aerial view from 400 m by Walter Mittelholzer (1923)


Schlatt has a population (as of 31 December 2019) of 789.[5] As of 2007, 5.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. As of 2008 the gender distribution of the population was 51.4% male and 48.6% female. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 12.6%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (96.4%), with Italian being second most common ( 1.0%) and Dutch being third ( 1.0%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 49.6% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP (12.5%), the SPS (11.4%) and the Green Party (11%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 27.4% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 59.8% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 12.8%. In Schlatt about 85.3% of the population (between age 25–64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule). There are 224 households in Schlatt.[4]

Schlatt has an unemployment rate of 1.34%. As of 2005, there were 69 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 28 businesses involved in this sector. 36 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 8 businesses in this sector. 48 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 13 businesses in this sector.[3] As of 2007 46% of the working population were employed full-time, and 54% were employed part-time.[4]

As of 2008 there were 94 Catholics and 440 Protestants in Schlatt. In the 2000 census, religion was broken down into several smaller categories. From the census, 74.9% were some type of Protestant, with 66.6% belonging to the Swiss Reformed Church and 8.4% belonging to other Protestant churches. 12.3% of the population were Catholic. Of the rest of the population, 0% were Muslim, 0.8% belonged to another religion (not listed), 1.1% did not give a religion, and 10.2% were atheist or agnostic.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ "Ständige Wohnbevölkerung nach Staatsangehörigkeitskategorie Geschlecht und Gemeinde; Provisorische Jahresergebnisse; 2018". Federal Statistical Office. 9 April 2019. Retrieved 11 April 2019.
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 14-Aug-2009
  4. ^ a b c d e Statistics Zurich (in German) accessed 4 August 2009
  5. ^ "Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit". (in German). Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB. 31 December 2019. Retrieved 6 October 2020.

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