Kematen an der Ybbs

  • ÖVP: 12
  • SPÖ: 9

Kematen an der Ybbs is a market town with 2539 inhabitants (as of 1 January 2013 ) in the district of Amstetten in Lower Austria.


Kematen an der Ybbs is in the Most district in Lower Austria. 21.78 percent of the area of the municipality is forested.

Community structure

Kematen an der Ybbs consists of the two local villages, the villages at the same time form ( population figures as per Census 2001):

  • Kematen (1.28 km ², 1,195 inhabitants).
  • Lower Hausleiten ( 9.77 km ², 1,267 inhabitants).


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.

Culture and sights

Population Development

According to the results of the 2001 census, there were 2,462 inhabitants. In 1991, the market town of 2,392 inhabitants in 1981 and 2,394 in 1971, 2,289 inhabitants.


The council has 21 seats, mayor of the municipality is Juliana Günther, chief officer Martin Schoderböck.

In the municipal elections of 2005, the ÖVP and the SPÖ 11 reached 10 seats. In the municipal elections of 2010, the Social Democrats lost one seat to the ÖVP.

Economy and infrastructure

Non-agricultural work places there were in 2001, 83 agricultural and forestry holdings according to the 1999 survey 49 The number of persons employed at the residence was according to the 2001 census, 1,145. The employment rate in 2001 was 47.52 percent. Unemployed were at the site in 2003, on average 856 The largest employers are Mondi Neusiedler GmbH ( paper mill for office communications and pulp mill ) and IFE ( Innovation for Entrance Systems ).

Listed among others Softzilla Websolutions, Expert Ostermann and joinery Erwin Wasinger. In Business Park Kematen to MBA Polymers Austria Plastics Processing GmbH, have DH - Design Holzverarbeitungsges.mbH, Martin Bachner GmbH, UFH RE-cycling GmbH, Böhler Uddeholm Precision Strip GmbH - settled.