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

More information soon.

Statistical Atlas



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New Global Human Settlement Layer website and report

The Global Human Settlement Layer project of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre has a new website: http://ghsl.jrc.ec.europa.eu/ It features the "Atlas of the Human Planet", presenting the key findings of the analysis of the Global Human Settlement Layer...

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Urban Data Platform online

The new Urban Data Platform, developed by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) in close co-operation with DG Regional and Urban Policy, is now online: http://urban.jrc.ec.europa.eu This tool allows the interactive discovery - via maps and graphs - of...

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EFGS 2016 Conference Program

The local EFGS team would like to inform, that the first version of conference proram is now available: EFGS2016 Conference program as of 12.10.2016.  

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The Sixth Session of the UN-GGIM

The Sixth Session of the United Nations Committee of Experts on Global Geospatial Information Management (UN-GGIM) was held from 1-5 August 2016 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Preceeded by a number of related side events from 1-2 August 2016, the...

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CESS 2016 – Conference of European Statistics Stakeholders

Eurostat, the European Central Bank, the European Statistical Advisory Committee, the Federation of European National Statistical Societies and the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, with the involvement of the Hungarian Statistical Association, are organising the...

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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...

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