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Southland Regional Council

Council mapInvercargill City Gore District Southland District West Coast Region Otago Region



Phone: 0800 76 88 45
E-mail: service@es.govt.nz
Web site: www.es.govt.nz


Chair: Nicol Horrell
Councillors in 2016: 11 (excluding Chair)
Council employees in 2015: 145




Key financial statistics 2015

$ (in thousands)Southland RegionalMedian for all REGIONAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 75,957 454,576 109,655,413
Operating Revenue 27,687 41,144 8,362,314
Operating Expenditure 29,367 38,791 8,944,023
Capital Expenditure 2,094 8,297 4,051,699
Rates Revenue 13,726 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.es.govt.nz

Community statistics as at the 2013 census

Usually resident population - 2013 Census 93,339
Usually resident population - 2006 Census 90,876
Change from 2006 to 2013 (All NZ: 5.3%)2.7%
Land Area km2 (not incl. inland waters or oceanic areas) - 2014 31,195
People per km2 (All NZ: 15.9)3.0
Median personal income - 2013 Census (All NZ: $28,500) 29,500

Source:
Census, Statistics New Zealand

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

Other councils in the region

Gore District, Invercargill City, and Southland District.

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