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Title: INPUT - European Population Map 2006


The European Population Map 2006 is a digital raster grid that reports the number of residents (night-time population) per 100 x 100 meter cells. It has been produced by downscaling census population data, at the finest available resolution, to the 100m grid cell level given pycnophylactic constraints. This downscaling is done by using data on land uses (a refined version of the Corine land cover 2006) and soil-sealing.

Carlo Lavalle
Chris Jacobs Crisioni 0000-0001-6225-4813
How to cite
Lavalle, Carlo; Jacobs Crisioni, Chris (2016):  INPUT - European Population Map 2006. European Commission, Joint Research Centre (JRC) [Dataset] PID:
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Data access


  • publication A high resolution population grid map for Europe

    Batista E Silva F, Gallego Pinilla F, Lavalle C. A high resolution population grid map for Europe. JOURNAL OF MAPS 9 (1); 2013. p. 16-28. JRC78403


  • publication A procedure to obtain a refined European land use/cover map

    Batista E Silva F, Lavalle C, Koomen E. A procedure to obtain a refined European land use/cover map. JOURNAL OF LAND USE SCIENCE ; 2012. p. 1–29. JRC69206


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Additional information
Last modified 2016-04-04
Issue date 2016-01-25
Landing page
Geographic area European Union
Temporal coverage

From: 2006-01-01 – To: 2006-12-31

Update frequency irregular
Language English
Data theme(s) Regions and cities; Science and technology
EuroVoc domain(s) 36 SCIENCE; 72 GEOGRAPHY

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