The County Council is responsible for publicly financed healthcare, medical care and some regional activities.
All inhabitants can influence the County Council through elections, use County Council services and they contribute economically by taxes. The County Council´s elected Assembly consists of 83 members. These politicians are also active as members in different boards within the County Council. The County Council Executive has 15 members.
The County Council operates within a geographical area just about the size of Belgium.
The total area of Dalarna County is more than 28 000 km2. In one form or another the County Council operates all over this area with more than
8 400 employees who give service to the county´s 276 000 inhabitants in 15 municipalities.