The EFGS has produced following guidelines for representing population as grids:



Throughout the GEOSTAT projects EFGS has identified the following statistical variables as relevant for official statistics:

EFGS Standard for official statistics – population_variables

EFGS Standard for official statistics – all variables

Quality Assessment

The following parameters are important for assessing the quality of the grid data

EFGS Modified quality assessment parameters_vs2.1

Open License

In order to make it easy for the user to handle the grid EFGS propose following license agreement

EFGS open data license template