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Otago Regional Council

Council mapQueenstown-Lakes District Central Otago District Clutha District Waitaki District Dunedin City Canterbury Region Southland Region West Coast Region


Phone: (03) 474 0827
E-mail: info@orc.govt.nz
Web site: www.orc.govt.nz


Chair: Stephen Woodhead
Councillors in 2016: 11 (excluding Chair)
Council employees in 2016: 137







Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Otago RegionalMedian for all REGIONAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 560,155 454,576 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 34,266 41,144 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 31,951 38,791 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 4,292 8,297 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 13,551 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.orc.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 202,470
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 193,800
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)4.5%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 31,209
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)6.5
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 26,300

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

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


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