Geospatial Statistics and Its Potential

May 22, 2018
Geospatial Statistics and Its Potential
Academic Centre for Natural Sciences of the University of Latvia, Jelgavas iela (street) 1, Riga

Moderated by Juris Paiders.

Event video recordings





Point in the Agenda

Presenter, institution represented






Representative of the CSB


Life Quality in Cities. Survey Results

  • Key results of the survey on quality of live in eight largest cities conducted by the CSB in 2017
  • Comparison of cities
  • Discussion on further use of the results acquired, indicators to be included in the upcoming surveys

Uldis Ainārs, CSB


Territorial Statistics Available in the CSB and Eurostat

  • Informative presentation on how to find data in CSB and Eurostat database (giving examples of statistics allowing to compare cities)

Olga Pritula, CSB


Geospatial Statistics and Its Potential

  • Analysis of CSB statistics on territories smaller than towns and rural territories of municipalities
  • Discussion about potential use of the statistics and indicators to be produced
  • Discussion on user needs

Dāvis Kļaviņš, CSB


Lunch break



Mathematical Modelling-Based Territorial Statistics

Elvijs Siliņš, CSB


Population and Housing Census 2021 & Territorial Statistics

  • The kind and level of detail of territorial statistics acquired via Population and Housing Census 2021

Baiba Zukula, CSB


Practical Examples of Using Territorial Statistics in Ventspils Local Government

Austris Galindoms, Ventspils City Council


Possibilities to Analyse Socio-Demographic and Professional Structure of Population Spatially

Māris Bērziņš, University of Latvia


Coffee break



Visualization of migration flows

Uldis Ainārs, CSB


Discussion about the need for territorial statistics

Subjects: priority indicators, cooperation – sharing data; boundaries of territories; support







April 3-4, 2017
Advanced Methods for Small Area and other Experimental Statistics

Aim General introduction to currently available small area estimations and other experimental statistics based on symbiosis of survey and administrative data. The seminar also aims to discuss future research methods and facilitate use of experimental statistics for public policy analysis and decision making.

Moderated by Pauls Raudseps.

April 3, Advanced Methods for Small Area Estimation
Public Policy Analysis Session. Working language: English

Video recording of the 3rd April


13:00 – 13:10

Welcome addresses by the World Bank and the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia


João Pedro Azevedo, World Bank

Mrs. Aija Žīgure, President, Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia

13:10 – 14:30

Using Poverty Mapping to Inform Policy Design, Monitoring and Evaluations: Possibilities for the Latvia Poverty Mapping.


João Pedro Azevedo, World Bank

Questions and answers

14: 30 – 15:00

Estimation and Preliminary Results of Poverty Mapping for Latvia


Mārtiņš Liberts, Central Statistical Bureau

Questions and answers

15:30 –16:20

Tying benefits to earnings when informality is prevalent


Anna Zasova, researcher, BICEPS (Baltic International Centre for Economic Policy Studies)

Questions and answers

16:20 –16:30

GeoSpatial and administrative data for research purposes


Uldis Ainārs, Central Statistical Bureau

16:30 –17:00


Use of experimental statistics for evidence based policy

New data sources for spatial and other experimental statistics

April 4

13:00 – 14:30

Methodology and Results from the Latvia Poverty Mapping. Methodological aspects of small area estimation


William Hutchins Seitz, World Bank

Questions and answers

15.00 – 17: 00

Geocoding Population census 2000. Lessons learned.

Dāvis Kļaviņš, Central Statistical Bureau


Questions and answers.


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