Municipal Comparative Study

The County of Wellington participates in an annual municipal comparative study compiled by Bruzzese Minshull & Associates (BMA) Management Consulting. The study is based on a survey of over 100 municipalities representing approximately 85% of Ontario's population.

The study includes important information and statistics related to socio-economic indicators, including population, assessment and income; financial indicators, including ratio analysis, reserves and debt levels; tax policies, including ratios and rates for different property types as well as information on municipal economic development programmes.  It does not account for variations in service levels, methods of service delivery, and demographic differences particularly between urban and rural municipalities. BMA information is for reference purposes only, and does not include extensive notes of interpretation.

Participation in the BMA initiative has given Wellington County the ability to monitor trends in selected indicators. This allows for ongoing evaluation of the County's financial condition and its position relative to its seven member municipalities and other neighbouring municipalities.


2024 Staff Report - Financial Indicators Analysis

2023 BMA Municipal Study


2023 Staff Report - Financial Indicators Analysis

2022 BMA Municipal Study 


2022 Staff Report - Financial Indicators Analysis

2021 BMA Municipal Study 


2021 Staff Report - Financial Indicators Analysis

2020 BMA Municipal Study 


2020 Staff Report - Financial Indicators Analysis

2019 BMA Municipal Study