is a municipality
in the district of Dietikon
in the canton
. Until 2001 it was known as Aesch bei Birmensdorf
Aesch is first mentioned in 1184 as Asche
. After the 15th Century it was often mentioned as Esch ennend Albis
Aesch has an area of . Of this area, 57.7% is used for agricultural purposes, while 33.3% is forested. The rest of the land, (9%) is settled.
Aesch has a population (as of ) of . , 7.2% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has grown at a rate of 3.1%. Most of the population () speaks German (93.1%), with English being second most common ( 2.0%) and Italian being third ( 1.3%).
In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP
which received 46% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the FDP
(15.7%), the SPS
(11.8%) and the CVP
The age distribution of the population () is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 20.9% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 67.8% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.3%. In Aesch about 88.2% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper secondary education
or additional higher education (either University or a Fachhochschule
Aesch has an unemployment rate of 1.47%. , there were 58 people employed in the primary economic sector
and about 23 businesses involved... Read More