Village Stetten is a municipality with 586 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the district of Melk in Lower Austria.

  • 2.1 Population development


Village Stetten is located in the Waldviertel in Lower Austria. The area of ​​the municipality covers 33.09 square kilometers. 80.69 percent of the area is forested.

Community structure

The municipality comprises the two villages (in brackets population as of 31 October 2011):

  • Forestry Office ( 378)
  • Wimberger Office ( 218)

The municipality comprises the cadastral village Stetten.

Neighboring communities


In ancient times, the area was part of the province of Noricum. In the core Austrian state of Lower Austria lying the place told the eventful history of Austria.

Population Development

According to the results of the 2001 census, there were 632 inhabitants. In 1991 the community had 631 inhabitants in 1981 and 654 in 1971, 696 inhabitants.


The council has 15 seats, mayor of the municipality is Alois Fuchs, Head of Office in January 2006 Hans French

In the municipal elections of 2005, the ÖVP - close list Bürgerliste village of Stetten ( BL) 10 and the SPÖ reached 5 mandates. In the municipal elections of 2010, the SPÖ lost two seats to the BL.

Culture and sights

Economy and infrastructure

Non-agricultural work places there were in 2001 26, agricultural and forestry holdings according to the 1999 survey 72 The number of persons employed at the residence was according to the 2001 census 258 The employment rate in 2001 was 41.77 percent.


Village Stetten is outside the network coverage of all Austrian mobile network operator. For economic reasons, a connection to one of the mobile networks has been consistently rejected by the network operators.