Members of municipal councils or other local area governing bodies by sex
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Footnotes

Source: UNECE Statistical Database, compiled from national official sources

Definition: The municipal council is the local government body that administers the territory at the lowest administrative level of a country. Local administrative levels are defined by each country. The administrative levels as referred to by the NUTS might serve as a starting point for EU and candidate countries.

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Country: Belarus
Change in definition (2002 - 2015): Data include heads of villages, township and urban (cities under district jurisdiction) executive committees and their deputies. Since 2015, data also include heads of local administrations of cities under regional jurisdiction.
Country: Bulgaria
Change in definition (1995 - 2008): Data refer to Municipal councillors.
Country: Bulgaria
Reference period (1995): Data refer to 1996.
Country: Croatia
Change in definition (1995 - 2013): Data refer to members (representatives) of 21 county assemblies of the Republic of Croatia.
Country: Croatia
Reference period (1995): Data refer to 1993
Country: Croatia
Reference period (2000): Data refer to 1997
Country: Cyprus
Government controlled area only.
Country: France
Data include mayors as well as members of municipal councils.
Country: France
Reference period (1980): data refer to 1983.
Country: Georgia
Territorial change (2006 onward): Data do not cover Abkhazia AR and Tskhinvali Region.
Country: Iceland
Data of the reference year refer to most recent results of local government elections.
Country: Latvia
Change in definition (1980 - 2013): Based on the election of municipal councils. Data excludes mayors.
Country: Russian Federation
Reference period (2000 - 2013): Data refer to the situation as of 1st of January of the following year.
Country: Serbia
Territorial change (2004 - 2012): Data exclude territory of Kosovo and Metohija.
Country: Slovakia
Reference period (2014): Data refer to November, 15, 2014.
Country: Spain
Data do not include members of the Provincial Deputations, Statutory Deputations, Town Councils and Island Councils. In 2015 there are 4 record for which sex is unknown.
Country: Sweden
Change in definition (2002): Data take into account re-election in Orsa in 2003.
Country: Sweden
Change in definition (2010): Data take into account re-election in Orebro in 2011.
Country: Sweden
Change in definition (2014): Data do not take into account re-election in Bastad in 2015.
Country: Switzerland
Change in definition (2001 - onwards): Data include municipalities with at least 10000 inhabitants and the number of those municipalities is changing over years.
Country: Turkey
Change in definition (2004 - 2009): Data include Mayors, City councillors and Members of Provincial Assemblies.
Country: United Kingdom
Reference period (1995): Data refer to 1997

Information

Unit
Members of municipal councils:
Persons
Percent of both sexes:
Percent
Contact
Members of municipal councils:
Gender Statistics, UNECE/STAT
Tel: -
E-mail: gender.stats@unece.org
Latest update
Members of municipal councils:
11/30/2016
Percent of both sexes:
11/30/2016
Data type
Members of municipal councils:
Stock
Percent of both sexes:
Average
Creation date
5/27/2018
Source
UNECE Statistical Division Database
Matrix
c0000417