Source: Statistics Norway. The old parish of Enslig i melbu was established as a municipality on 1 January see formannskapsdistrikt law.
According to the census, kvam dating parish had kvam dating population of 2, Inthe municipality changed its name from "Vikør" to "Kvam". On 1 Januarythe Åsgrenda area on the Folgefonna peninsula population: 61 was moved from Kvam to the neighboring Ullensvang Municipality. On the same kvam dating, Kvam also gained a considerable amount of territory, making it a much larger municipality.
The following places were merged, giving the new Kvam municipality a population of 9, All municipalities in Norway, including Kvam, are responsible for primary education through 10th gradeoutpatient health servicessenior citizen services, unemployment and other social serviceszoningeconomic developmentand municipal roads.
The municipality is governed by a municipal council of elected representatives, which in turn elect a mayor.
InKvam participated in a trial where the mayor was directly elected. The sitting mayor, Astrid Selsvold, won the election with Municipal council[ edit ] The municipal council Heradsstyre of Kvam is made up of 27 representatives that are elected to four year terms.
The party breakdown of the council is as follows: Kvam Heradsstyre —