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

Lars H. Backer Prize

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2017 call for candidates

EFGS 2017 Conference

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November 2nd–3rd 2017
Dublin, Ireland
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Statistical Atlas
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StatAtlas

Upcoming Events

  1. Seventh Session of UN-GGIM

    August 2 - August 4
  2. The INSPIRE 2017 pre-conference workshops

    September 4 @ 8:00 am - September 5 @ 5:30 pm
  3. The INSPIRE 2017 Conference

    September 6 @ 8:00 am - September 8 @ 5:30 pm
  4. EuroGeographics General Assembly

    October 2 - October 3
  5. EFGS 2017 Conference Dublin, Ireland

    November 2 - November 3

Latest News

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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The first laureate of Lars H. Backer Prize

European Forum of Geography and Statistics has pleasure to inform that Marja Tammilehto-Luode was awarded the very first “Lars H. Backer Prize” at EFGS 2016 Conference in Paris. Marja Tammilehto-Luode has been a leading figure in the development of European Spatial...

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