Stockholm - Municipality system
Stockholm is the center of an urban region with a population of approximately 1,760.000, one fifth of the total population in Sweden. The region consists of 26 municipalities with common interests in the fields of employment, housing, leisure activities and transport. Stockholm municipalities enjoy extensive local governance responsibilities. The Stockholm City Council is responsible for schools, childcare, social services, city planning, local infrastructures (streets, parks, lighting) building permits, health and environment projects. There are a total of 101 elected members on the City Council. The city is divided into districts. Each district is run by the District Council responsible for different municipal tasks. The District Councils are allocated resources from the City Council.
Stockholm County Association of local