Local, National and International Careers
Every region, from the most remote communities to the biggest cities, has a local government. Around the world there are many thousands of councils and hundreds of thousands of council jobs.
Use your web search skills and the links below to find further information on some of the possibilities in local government around the world.
- India has 3255 councils
- USA has over 35,000 councils
- Europe in Spain for example there are 8111 councils
- South Africa
- Asia and the Pacific
There are 29 councils in Tasmania and about 4500 jobs in Tasmania’s councils. In Australia there are around 550 local governments, as shown on the map below. There are more than 130,000 council jobs in Australia.