Truttikon

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

Truttikon
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Coat of arms of Truttikon
Coat of arms
Location of Truttikon
Truttikon is located in Switzerland
Truttikon
Truttikon
Truttikon is located in Canton of Zurich
Truttikon
Truttikon
Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°44′E / 47.633°N 8.733°E / 47.633; 8.733Coordinates: 47°38′N 8°44′E / 47.633°N 8.733°E / 47.633; 8.733
CountrySwitzerland
CantonZurich
DistrictAndelfingen
Area
 • Total4.42 km2 (1.71 sq mi)
Elevation
465 m (1,526 ft)
Population
 (2018-12-31)[2]
 • Total477
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Postal code
8467
SFOS number0041
LocalitiesBurghof, Gisenhard, Hausen bei Ossingen, Langenmoos
Surrounded byBasadingen-Schlattingen (TG), Ossingen, Schlatt (TG), Trüllikon, Waltalingen
Websitewww.truttikon.ch
SFSO statistics

GeographyEdit

 
Church of Truttikon
 
Aerial view (1964)

Truttikon has an area of 4.4 km2 (1.7 sq mi). Of this area, 64.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 28.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 7% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.5%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).[3]

DemographicsEdit

Truttikon has a population (as of 31 December 2018) of 477.[4] As of 2007, 3.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 13.2%. Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks German (95.9%), with English being second most common ( 1.4%) and Italian being third ( 0.5%).

In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP which received 41.5% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the local small left-wing parties (15.7%), the SPS (15.5%) and the FDP (8.8%).

The age distribution of the population (as of 2000) is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 29.7% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 58.9% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.5%. In Truttikon about 86.3% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education or additional higher education (either university or a Fachhochschule).

Truttikon has an unemployment rate of 0.77%. As of 2005, there were 71 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 22 businesses involved in this sector. 16 people are employed in the secondary sector and there are 5 businesses in this sector. 22 people are employed in the tertiary sector, with 8 businesses in this sector.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Arealstatistik Standard - Gemeinden nach 4 Hauptbereichen". Federal Statistical Office. Retrieved 13 January 2019.
  2. ^ https://statistik.zh.ch/internet/justiz_inneres/statistik/de/daten/gemeindeportraet_kanton_zuerich.html?tab=indikatoren&jahr=2017&indikatoren=133&bfs=41.
  3. ^ a b Swiss Federal Statistical Office accessed 28-Jul-2009
  4. ^ Swiss Federal Statistical Office - STAT-TAB, online database – Ständige und nichtständige Wohnbevölkerung nach institutionellen Gliederungen, Geburtsort und Staatsangehörigkeit (in German) accessed 23 September 2019

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