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Introduction to Spatial Statistics


EFGS works for sharing information about how to produce and present spatial statistics


Statistical Atlas


EFGS 2020 Webinar

20–21 October 2020 

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Upcoming Events

  1. 10. UN-GGIM Session (virtual)

    August 26 - August 27
  2. 10. UN-GGIM Session (virtual)

    September 4
  3. EFGS 2020 webinar

    October 20 - October 21

Latest News

EFGS on UN GGIM: Europe–ESS–UNECE web meeting 2020

On 27 March 2019 joint UN-GGIM: Europe – ESS –  UNECE web meeting on the integration of statistical and geospatial information took place. During the webinar, the President of EFGS Janusz Dygaszewicz PhD, Statistics Poland presented the report concerning EFGS and its...

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GEOSTAT 4 project has started!

On 12 and 13 February 2020 in Helsinki the Geostat 4 project kick-off meeting, organised by Statistics Finland took place. The meeting was attended by delegates from Eurostat, eight National Statistical Institutions and also from National Land Survey of Finland which...

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New dataset on statistical grids

Eurostat released some new datasets of statistical grids. These datasets contain squared grid cell geometries covering the European land territory, for various resolutions from 1km to 100km. Base statistics such as 2006 and 2011 population figures, the land area, the...

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Measuring urban accessibility for low-carbon modes

How many people can you reach by public transport, bicycle or on foot in European cities? A new DG REGIO working paper has just been published: https://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/information/maps/low-carbon-urban-accessibility It measures access to public...

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Towards a name for each town

Obviously, each town has a name. But in a system of grid-based urban/rural classifications, towns are defined as clusters of 1 km² grid cells. These grid-based towns do not have any a-priori name. Still, providing names to these units can be useful to facilitate...

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