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Geographical Information Systems for Population Statistics

Series: F, No. 68
Sales number: 97.XVII.3
Languages:Click for help *[Arabic]; *[Chinese]; [English]; [French]; *[Russian]; [Spanish]
Price: $25

This report describes the application of geographical information systems (GIS) as a new technological tool for population statistics. It contains four technical papers: basic conceptual and management issues in using GIS for population statistics; the results of the survey of country experience in using automated mapping and GIS techniques in population statistics; review of five GIS software packages and their applicability to population statistics; how GIS can be used for planning, evaluation and assessment of health and family planning activities.

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