Why

EFGS advocates for the integration geography and statistics in order to reach

What

EFGS promotes spatial statistics built on well integrated geography and statistics

Introduction to Spatial Statistics

How

EFGS works for sharing information about how to produce and present spatial statistics

EFGS 2017

Conference

November 1st – 3rd 2017

Dublin, Ireland

More information soon.

Statistical Atlas

by EUROSTAT

StatAtlas

Latest News

Final report from the GEOSTAT 2 project available!

The final report from the GEOSTAT 2 is now available. The main objective of the project has been to propose a model for a point-based geocoding infrastructure for statistics based on geocoded address, building and dwelling registers. The outline of this model, as...

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Presentation of the EFGS on INSPIRE Conference 2016

On 26-30 September 2016 the annual INSPIRE Conference took place in Barcelona. The main theme of the conference was "INSPIRing sustainable development". During the 3rd plenary session "INSPIRE by thematic networks," President of the European Forum of Geography and...

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GEOSTAT 3 project has started!

On 15 and 16 February 2017 in Stockholm the Geostat 3 kick-off meeting, organised by Statistics Sweden took place. The meeting was attended by delegates from Eurostat and eight National Statistical Institutions, German Mapping and Cadastral Agency which participate in...

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Population figures added to Copernicus Urban Atlas data

A recent JRC Technical Report describes a method to downscale residential population data to the level of Copernicus Urban Atlas polygons. Urban Atlas 2012 is a powerful geographical dataset that describes land use/land cover at high spatial resolution for nearly 700...

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ENACT project interim report just published

ENACT (“ENhancing ACTivity and population mapping”) is a JRC Exploratory Research Project involving various units at the JRC, and spanning 2 years (2016-2017). Current knowledge of population distribution is still very limited even for Europe. Existing spatial...

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