Bavois is a municipality in the district of Jura-Nord Vaudois of the canton of Vaud in Switzerland. Bavois is first mentioned in 1200 as Bavoies. Bavois has an area, as of 2009, of 9.3 square kilometers. Of this area, 6.94 km2 or 74.3% is used for agricultural purposes, while 1.54 km2 or 16.5% is forested. Of the rest of the land, 0.71 km2 or 7.6% is settled, 0.01 km2 or 0.1% is either rivers or lakes and 0.1 km2 or 1.1% is unproductive land. Of the built up area and buildings made up 2.9% and transportation infrastructure made up 4.4%. Out of the forested land, 15.3% of the total land area is forested and 1.2% is covered with orchards or small clusters of trees. Of the agricultural land, 62.8% is used for growing crops and 10.0% is pastures, while 1.5% is used for orchards or vine crops. All the water in the municipality is flowing water; the municipality was part of the Orbe District until it was dissolved on 31 August 2006, Bavois became part of the new district of Jura-Nord Vaudois. It consists of the settlement of Les Bordes and the hamlet of Le Coudray.
The blazon of the municipal coat of arms is Or, two castles 1-1 Sable and windowed of the first. Bavois has a population of 941; as of 2008, 12.2% of the population are resident foreign nationals. Over the last 10 years the population has changed at a rate of 1.5%. It has changed at a rate of 6.5 % due to births and deaths. Most of the population speaks French, with German being second most common and Portuguese being third. There are 3 people; the age distribution, as of 2009, in Bavois is. Of the adult population, 90 people or 12.3 % of the population are between 29 years old. 99 people or 13.5% are between 30 and 39, 130 people or 17.7% are between 40 and 49, 94 people or 12.8% are between 50 and 59. The senior population distribution is 71 people or 9.7% of the population are between 60 and 69 years old, 28 people or 3.8% are between 70 and 79, there are 27 people or 3.7% who are between 80 and 89, there are 4 people or 0.5% who are 90 and older. As of 2000, there were 320 people who never married in the municipality.
There were 32 individuals who are divorced. As of 2000, there were 283 private households in the municipality, an average of 2.5 persons per household. There were 75 households that consist of 26 households with five or more people. Out of a total of 294 households that answered this question, 25.5% were households made up of just one person and there was 1 adult who lived with their parents. Of the rest of the households, there are 88 married couples without children, 97 married couples with children There were 19 single parents with a child or children. There were 3 households that were made up of unrelated people and 11 households that were made up of some sort of institution or another collective housing. In 2000 there were 101 single family homes out of a total of 185 inhabited buildings. There were 43 multi-family buildings, along with 36 multi-purpose buildings that were used for housing and 5 other use buildings that had some housing. In 2000, a total of 271 apartments were permanently occupied, while 55 apartments were seasonally occupied and 9 apartments 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 1.13%. The historical population is given in the following chart: In the 2007 federal election the most popular party was the SVP which received 36.61% of the vote. The next three most popular parties were the SP, the Green Party and the FDP. In the federal election, a total of 179 votes were cast, the voter turnout was 38.1%. As of 2010, Bavois had an unemployment rate of 3.7%. As of 2008, there were 49 people employed in the primary economic sector and about 19 businesses involved in this sector. 3 people were employed in the secondary sector and there were 3 businesses in this sector. 106 people were employed with 11 businesses in this sector. There were 383 residents of the municipality who were employed in some capacity, of which females made up 43.6% of the workforce. In 2008 the total number of full-time equivalent jobs was 104; the number of jobs in the primary sector was 34.
The number of jobs in the secondary sector was 3 of which 2 or were in manufacturing and 1 was in construction. The number of jobs in the tertiary sector was 67. In the tertiary sector. In 2000, there were 26 workers who commuted into 296 workers who commuted away; the municipality is a net exporter of workers, with about 11.4 workers leaving the municipality for every one entering. Of the working population, 12.3% used public transportation to get to work, 65.8% used a private car. From the 2000 census, 131 or 18.0% were Roman Catholic, while 443 or 60.9% belonged to the Swiss Reformed Church. Of the rest of the population, there were 16 individuals who belonged
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