World Population Density

„The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project is supported by European Commission, Joint Research Center and Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy. The GHSL produces new global spatial information, evidence-based analytics, and knowledge describing the human presence in the planet. The GHSL relies on the design and implementation of new spatial data mining technologies allowing to process automatically and extract analytics and knowledge from large amount of heterogeneous data including: global, fine-scale satellite image data streams, census data, and crowd sources or volunteering geographic information sources. Spatial data reporting objectively…

PISA 2015 Results

What is PISA ? „The Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) is a triennial international survey which aims to evaluate education systems worldwide by testing the skills and knowledge of 15-year-old students. In 2015 over half a million students, representing 28 million 15-year-olds in 72 countries and economies, took the internationally agreed two-hour test. Students were assessed in science, mathematics, reading, collaborative problem solving and financial literacy. The results of the 2015 assessment were published on 6th December 2016.“ – OECD – About PISA Performance in science:   Performance in reading:…

Daily smokers of cigarettes in Europe

Definition of daily smokers of cigarettes: „Proportion of people who smoke (manufactured and hand-rolled) cigarettes daily according to the level of cigarette smoking using modalities ‚Less than 20 cigarettes per day‘, ’20 or more cigarettes per day‘ and ‚Total daily smokers of cigarettes‘.“ – European Union (Eurostat)  Statistical Population: „All persons aged 15 years or over living in private households and residing in the territory of the country.“ – European Union (Eurostat) Data source: European Union (Eurostat) Metadata: European Health Interview Survey (EHIS)

World age structure in 2015

Population structure and ageing in 2015: The following maps are representing the „population – between the ages „0 to 14“, „15 to 64“ and „65 and above“ – as a percentage of the total population. Population is based on the de facto definition of population, which counts all residents regardless of legal status or citizenship.“ – World Bank Statistical concept and methodology: „Age structure in World Bank’s population estimates is based on the age structure in United Nations Population Division’s World Population Prospects. For more information, see the original source. Total…