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

EFGS 2017


November 1st – 3rd 2017

Dublin, Ireland

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Statistical Atlas



Latest News

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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Table Joining Service (TJS)

Statistics Netherlands has recently performed a proof of concept for a Table Joining Service (TJS) together with the Dutch Kadaster, Geonovum and the Dutch hosting organisation for INSPIRE services PDOK. This was done with the help of a Eurostat Grant. It resulted in...

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INSPIRE Conference 2016

This year’s annual INSPIRE Conference took place in Barcelona on September 26th-30th. Janusz Dygaszewicz – President of the European Forum for Geography and Statistics had the opportunity to present the forum on a plenary session “INSPIRE by thematic communities”. He...

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State of European Cities Report 2016 published

In partnership with UN Habitat, the U.N. programme working towards a better urban future, the European Commission released the State of European Cities Report 2016. It supports the Urban Agenda by assessing the performance of European cities with regards to its...

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