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Insight into the Nordic Region: NordMap and the State of the Nordic Region

March 13, 2017 - 14:30-16:00

Guest Lecture by Julien Grunfelder, Senior Cartographer/GIS Analyst, Nordregio

Brief description of the talk
Julien is going to introduce two products that are developed by Nordregio aiming at gaining insight on socio-economics aspects of the Nordic Region. The first one, State of the Nordic Region, is a bi-annual report and the second, NordMap, is an interactive web-mapping tool. Both include data on socio-demographics indicators at municipal and regional levels in the Nordic Region. Julien will also introduce activities at Nordregio having a link with Asia.

Background information on NordMap and the State of the Nordic Region report
The report is the fourteenth volume in the series “Regional Development in the Nordic countries”. The report draws on the latest available statistics to present an analysis of demographic changes, labour market trends, education, economic performance, and developments in accessibility and infrastructure. For the first time, the report includes a Regional Potential Index, which highlights the strengths and weaknesses of the 74 Nordic Regions in relation to one another, and identifies the regions with the strongest growth potential. More info here.

an easy and free to use web-mapping tool is here! Are you working with regional planning in the Nordic Region? Or perhaps just interested in regional and municipal differences between Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Åland when it comes to ageing population, labour force or even gender ratio? With NordMap you can create maps with data harmonised by Nordregio and adjust them to your needs with just a few clicks – share it, save it and use it any way you like! NordMap is easy to use and you don’t need any previous mapping experience.

Insight into the Nordic Region: NordMap and the State of the Nordic Region


March 13, 2017


NIAS, room 18.1.08, CSS, University of Copenhagen, Øster Farimagsgade 5
Copenhagen, 1353 Denmark
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