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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 2016: 157




Key financial statistics 2016

$ (in thousands)Southland RegionalMedian for all REGIONAL councilsNew Zealand
Public Equity 75,575 467,800 112,859,570
Operating Revenue 27,870 42,344 8,865,430
Operating Expenditure 30,151 41,975 9,282,110
Capital Expenditure 828 9,639 4,264,961
Rates Revenue 14,610 19,910 5,317,234

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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