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OpenStreetMap integration...

Example of OpenStreetMap driven improvements in population density mappingThe new WorldPop random forest population mapping approaches (see methods page) enable the integration of multiple open data layers. The ever increasing detail and accuracy of OpenStreetMap layers for countries of the World that were previously poorly mapped is translating into improvements in popu

New Ukraine datasets...

Due to the recent events in Ukraine, the WorldPop Project prioritised construction of population datasets for the country: http://www.worldpop.org.uk/ukraine/

WorldPop Google+...

The WorldPop Google+ site has been initiated.

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The WorldPop project was initiated in October 2013 to combine the AfriPop, AsiaPop and AmeriPop population mapping projects. It aims to provide an open access archive of spatial demographic datasets for Central and South America, Africa and Asia to support development and health applications. The methods used are designed with full open access and operational application in mind, using transparent, fully documented and shareable methods to produce easily updatable maps with accompanying metadata.

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