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Introduction to aggregate data

Aggregate data are data combined or ‘aggregated’ from several measurements and are often produced at geographical levels such as countries or regions. Learn where to find these data, how to produce summary statistics using them and how to create a choropleth map.

  • Level: Introductory (no previous knowledge assumed)
  • Time: approx.1.5 hours (you can dip in and out of the materials and return as you like)
  • Software: Excel or Google sheets (Unit 3) and QGIS (Unit 5). You can follow the module without having these software.
  • Dataset: World Bank (2016) Subnational Population Database, and Census aggregate and boundary data.
  • Certificate of completion available: Yes