Global Census Data

Census data provides unparalleled insight into the lives of individuals. In 2019, East View launched its first set of GIS census products across Latin America. East View is now turning its attention to the creation of a global census collection. This collection will be an international census platform that contains current and past GIS census data, with all published volumes scanned and discoverable as well as the supporting questionnaires and other ephemera.

East View’s global census collection will be a robust resource for authoritative census data from around the world. When initially acquired, census data is stored in a complex database structure, limiting access to those with significant database management and programming experience. The global census collection simplifies access to this complicated material, formatting each census collection into an easy-to-use geodatabase and providing comprehensive metadata and user guides.

GIS & Tabular Data

GIS & Tabular Data

GIS census products include:

  • Geodatabase
    • Intuitive organization of census data
    • Administrative boundary vector data
  • Shapefiles
    • All vector and census data in ESRI Shapefile format
  • Census Guide
    • Detailed instructions on how to query and visualize data
    • Detailed descriptions of census variables
  • Original Census Documentation
    • Delivered in native format
  • Metadata
    • Full attribute level metadata in FGDC ISO format

Additional Census Materials

Along with GIS census data, East View also offers official census publications and related source materials. While the availability and type of materials will vary by country, examples of typical materials include:

  • Official published results
  • Census methodology
  • Questionnaires
  • Maps

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