The Citizen Panel of the Municipality of Odense

The citizen panel consists of 2000 citizens, who have agreed to participate in surveys via e-mail 6 times a year. Different departments in the municipality send out questionaires concerning topics ranging from environment to self service. The departments receive a report that show the opinion of the panel, or their knowledge og different events, projects i.e.

Main goal

The main goal is to get to know the opinion and concerns of a representative part of the citizens in Odense.

Lessons learned

It is important to send out surveys regularly, or the panel will loose interest.


Establishing a citizen panel requires a campaign where you send letters to the citizens inviting them to be a part of the panel.


Odense, Denmark


Rikke Pelle