Course on statistical production with Geographical Information Systems

Published 29-11-2022
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EFTA in partnership with Statistics Norway organised a training course on producing official statistics with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) using the open source tool QGIS. The course was offered to EFTA partner countries in Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Caucasus. Using GIS in official statistics gives extended opportunities to visualise data based on geographical information. 

The course covered the following main topics:

Spatial data models
Statistical mapping 
Vector grid statistics
Coordinate systems


The course took place online with about 25 participants from seven EFTA partner countries.

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