A geocoded building and dwelling register as a base to produce geospatial statistics in Switzerland

by | Jan 24, 2022


Principle 1, Principle 2, address register, building register, geospatial infrastructure, point-based foundation, persistent identifiers


This use case refers to most recommendations provided within Principle 1, to use fundamental geospatial infrastructure and geocoding of statistical information and to use point-based location data for geocoding. It describes the flow of address data between agencies and the benefits of having one national, uniform and authoritative address register available for public institutions to include in their respective business processes. It also demonstrates the benefits of point-of-entry validation mechanisms and open address data.

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