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The Survey of Elected Representatives in Municipalities and County Councils has been carried out by Statistics Sweden in 2003, 2007, 2011 and 2015.

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Survey on elected representatives in municipalities and regions 2019

2020-04-20

Women hold one third of all municipal executive board chair positions in Sweden and there is also a gender gap in other chair positions in the municipalities. Young people and foreign born persons continue to be underrepresented and an increasingly large share of elected representatives are aged 65 years and older, according to Statistics Sweden’s survey on elected representatives in municipalities and regions in 2019, published today.

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Title Language Type Date
Elected representatives in municipalitys and regions 2019 English Report 2020-04-20
Elected representatives in municipalities and county councils in 2015 English Rapport 2016-03-23
Elected representatives in municipalities and county councils 2011 English Rapport 2012-06-07
Elected representatives in municipalities and county councils 2007 – A report on the number of politicians and social representativity English Rapport 2008-05-20

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