Cremin - Demographics


Cremin has a population (as of December 2011) of 52. As of 2008, 9.4% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years (1999–2009 ) the population has changed at a rate of -10.9%. It has changed at a rate of -10.9% due to migration and at a rate of 1.8% due to births and deaths.

Most of the population (as of 2000) speaks French (48 or 94.1%) with the rest speaking German.

Of the population in the municipality 25 or about 49.0% were born in Cremin and lived there in 2000. There were 13 or 25.5% who were born in the same canton, while 12 or 23.5% were born somewhere else in Switzerland, and 1 or 2.0% were born outside of Switzerland.

In 2008 there was 1 live birth to Swiss citizens. Ignoring immigration and emigration, the population of Swiss citizens increased by 1 while the foreign population remained the same. The total Swiss population change in 2008 (from all sources, including moves across municipal borders) was an increase of 3 and the non-Swiss population increased by 1 person. This represents a population growth rate of 8.2%.

The age distribution, as of 2009, in Cremin is; 2 children or 4.1% of the population are between 0 and 9 years old and 6 teenagers or 12.2% are between 10 and 19. Of the adult population, 5 people or 10.2% of the population are between 20 and 29 years old. 5 people or 10.2% are between 30 and 39, 10 people or 20.4% are between 40 and 49, and 9 people or 18.4% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 4 people or 8.2% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 4 people or 8.2% are between 70 and 79, there are 4 people or 8.2% who are between 80 and 89.

As of 2000, there were 20 people who were single and never married in the municipality. There were 26 married individuals, 4 widows or widowers and 1 individual who was divorced.

As of 2000 the average number of residents per living room was 0.66 which is about equal to the cantonal average of 0.61 per room. In this case, a room is defined as space of a housing unit of at least 4 m2 (43 sq ft) as normal bedrooms, dining rooms, living rooms, kitchens and habitable cellars and attics. About 64.7% of the total households were owner occupied, or in other words did not pay rent (though they may have a mortgage or a rent-to-own agreement).

As of 2000, there were 18 private households in the municipality, and an average of 2.8 persons per household. There were 4 households that consist of only one person and 4 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 18 households that answered this question, 22.2% were households made up of just one person. Of the rest of the households, there are 5 married couples without children, 6 married couples with children There were 2 single parents with a child or children. There was 1 household that was made up of unrelated people.

In 2000 there were 6 single family homes (or 35.3% of the total) out of a total of 17 inhabited buildings. There were 3 multi-family buildings (17.6%) and along with 8 multi-purpose buildings that were mostly used for housing (47.1%). Of the single family homes 2 were built before 1919, while 1 was built between 1990 and 2000.

In 2000 there were 26 apartments in the municipality. The most common apartment size was 2 rooms of which there were 5. There were 1 single room apartments and 12 apartments with five or more rooms. Of these apartments, a total of 17 apartments (65.4% of the total) were permanently occupied, while 7 apartments (26.9%) were seasonally occupied and 2 apartments (7.7%) were empty. As of 2009, the construction rate of new housing units was 0 new units per 1000 residents. The vacancy rate for the municipality, in 2010, was 0%.

The historical population is given in the following chart:

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