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Canterbury Regional Council

Council mapOtago Region Kaikoura District Hurunui District Mackenzie District Waimate District Waitaki District Timaru District Ashburton District Selwyn _District Waimakariri District Christchurch City West Coast Region Tasman Region Marlborough Region


Phone: (03) 353 9007
E-mail: ecinfo@ecan.govt.nz
Web site: www.ecan.govt.nz


Chair: Dame Margaret Bazley
Councillors and Commissioners in 2016: 12 (excluding Chair)
Council employees in 2015: 533


Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Canterbury RegionalMedian for all REGIONAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 965,836 454,576 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 168,285 41,144 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 155,259 38,791 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 24,681 8,297 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 87,709 18,549 5,003,056

Source: Local Authority Financial Statistics, Statistics New Zealand

The financial profile pages for this council contains more detailed information.

The Council's current long-term plan and annual report may be available from its website: www.ecan.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 539,436
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 521,832
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)3.4%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 44,508
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)12.1
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 30,100

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

View more QuickStats about the Canterbury Region on the Statistics New Zealand website.


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