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70% of wards (35 out of 50) designated between 0 to 2 honorary signs
15 wards had 3 or more new honorary signs in 2016
scroll over segments for the number of wards that granted from 0 to 7 new honorary signs in 2016
7 signs - 1 Ward
5 signs - 2 Wards
4 signs - 6 Wards
3 signs - 6 Wards
2 signs - 7 Wards
1 Sign - 12 Wards
16 wards issued zero new honorary signs
However, the 15 wards (30%) which issued 3 or more signs, accounted for 70% of the new honorary signs in 2016. (59 of 85 new signs)
Where as the number of wards that designate zero signs from year to year is very consistent, the quantities of signs issued by the top 30% has been increasing. A few wards issue a lot more signs.
These numbers do not account for ward geographic size nor the population of the ward.
How will the new honorary signs of 2017 stack up against 2016?
2017 is off to a strong start...
2016 had 85 new honorary signs.
Scroll over the months of this interactive chart for honorary sign approvals by month.
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