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


EFGS promotes spatial statistics built on well integrated geography and statistics

Introduction to Spatial Statistics


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

Invitation for EFGS 2016 Conference


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Upcoming Events

  1. SCORUS 2016 Lisbon Conference

    June 29 @ 8:00 am - July 1 @ 5:00 pm
  2. Sixth Session of UN-GGIM

    August 1 @ 9:00 am - August 5 @ 5:00 pm
  3. Nordic Statistical Meeting (Nordiskt statistikermöte)

    August 22 - August 24
  4. SciDataCon 2016

    September 11 - September 13
  5. INSPIRE Conference 2016 in Barcelona

    September 26 @ 9:00 am - September 30 @ 5:00 pm

Latest News

Lars H. Backer Prize 2016

The Lars H. Backer prize in memoriam of Lars H. Backer will be awarded for major contributions to the development of a geospatial foundation for official statistics or for significantly improving the relevance of geospatial statistics for evidenced-based decision... read more

On 25-26 April the 3rd meeting of the United Nations Expert Group on the Integration of Statistical and Geospatial Information (UN EG-ISGI) was held at OECD premises in Paris, France. The meeting aimed to: review the outcomes of the members’ consultation on the... read more

Map of mortality for small areas (Andalusia, Spain)

The Institute of Statistics and Cartography of Andalusia has published a new map of mortality for small areas using cells of 250 meters a side. This map is part of the publication “Longitudinal statistics on survival and longevity in Andalusia, 2002-2013”... read more

EO for Ecosystem Accounts free online Workshops, 18-20 April

Earth Observations for Ecosystem Accounts (EO4EA): Using Geospatial Data to Identify and Monitor Ecosystem Services in an Ecosystems Accounts Framework Join the Group on Earth Observations community, Conservation International and the World Bank/Waves Partnership to... read more