QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping manual has been published!!

Update from Friday, May 15, 2020

The long awaited QGIS for Census and Survey mapping manual has been published and is now available online.

 

QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping consists of the following key chapters: 

  • First steps in QGIS; 
  • Point layers: 
  • Household locations (basic vector analysis); 
  • Polygon layers: Enumeration areas (basic vector analysis); 
  • Polygon layers: Enumeration areas (advanced vector analysis); 
  • Automated map production; 
  • Working with rasters (terrain data); 
  • Data management and storage: 
  • Spatial databases – Geopackage; and 
  • Metadata.

SPC acknowledges the support of Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for ongoing financial support to regional census and survey activities; the numerous interns who tested and proofread the manual; and the QGIS development community for making such a good open-source package.

NOTE: All training material is available in the original project post below.

About the project

QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping

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Status

The SPC Statistics for Development Division (SDD) has been working on a manual to assist anyone wishing to perform census and survey mapping, and analysis with QGIS. QGIS is a free and open-source GIS package which is widely used at SPC for both internal GIS work and also training and technical assistance in the region.

You can download the QGIS program here.

Below is the manual and all the associate training material:

Presentation Documents and Links
QGIS for Census and Survey Mapping Manual link
QGIS Manual - Training Materials zip

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