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Elected member survey

Elected member survey key information

After each local authority election LGNZ carries out a survey of its elected members.  Below is a summary of key information.

 

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International representation ratios* - Councillors per population

Country

Ratio

France

1:120

Germany

1:250

Australia - SA

1:2088

Wales

1:2376

United Kingdom

1:2600

Australia - NSW

1:3942

Scotland

1:4229

New Zealand

1:5056

* Figures represent total populations and councillors. Sub municipal bodies, such as community and local boards and parish council members are not included. NZ figures are calculated on the number of Mayors and councillors as at October 2013.

 

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Date updated: 22 November 2016