is a municipality
in the district of Bülach
in the canton
Wil has an area of . Of this area, 54.2% is used for agricultural purposes, while 30.4% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 14.5% is settled (buildings or roads) and the remainder (0.9%) is non-productive (rivers, glaciers or mountains).
There are border crossings into Germany at near Wil town (to Bühl in Baden-Wurttemberg) and Buchenloo (to Dettighofen
Wil has a population (as of ) of . , 7.3% of the population was made up of foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has decreased at a rate of -1.6%. Most of the population () speaks German (95.5%), with Spanish being second most common ( 0.8%) and Italian being third ( 0.7%).
In the 2007 election the most popular party was the SVP
which received 48.5% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the CSP
(12.2%), the SPS
(11.5%) and the FDP
The age distribution of the population () is children and teenagers (0–19 years old) make up 28.1% of the population, while adults (20–64 years old) make up 60.2% and seniors (over 64 years old) make up 11.7%. The entire Swiss population is generally well educated. In Wil about 82% of the population (between age 25-64) have completed either non-mandatory upper......