Unique ID: 2015011

Division: Coordination administrative & big data
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019
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Feasibility study on the use of mobile telephone data for tourism & transportation statistics

Use of mobile phone data for tourism & transportation statistics

Assess the feasibility of using mobile phone data to supplement or even replace data sources for statistical products, mainly in the areas of tourism or transport statistics. Explore the possibility of recording phenomena not yet accessible through traditional methods.

Project Objective:

Exploration, Pilot intended to go to production to supplement existing data, Pilot intended to go to production to improve timeliness, Pilot intended to go to production to replace existing data

Project Outcomes:

Real-time and very detailed tourism statistics; improved and novel mobility statistics; alternative and additional population estimates (e.g. actually present population in a (possibly quite small) area)

Statistical Area

Tourism

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Mobile phone data
Region: Europe & Central Asia
Country Area: Belgium
Id Country Regional: country
Partnerships
Partnerships
Data Providers: Mobile Phone operator
Other Partners: Government institute
Partnership Comments: Mobile phone operators as data owners, government agents regulating telecommunication as important stakeholders.
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Comments: Cannot yet be determined.
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Cost Comments: Not yet known. A mutually beneficial 'closed-wallet' approach where data are exchanged against methodological or analytical expertise or other services is preferred.
Coverage Geo Comments: Not yet known; depends on success of contacts with telecom operators.
Coverage Period: Not yet known, but probably only recent periods.
Project Details
Project Details
Frequency Comments: Not yet known.
Data Quality
Data Quality
Quality Aspects Evaluated: Privacy and Security, Accessibility, Relevance, Institutional/Business Environment, Validity
Validation Comments: Not yet known.
Quality Framework Comments: Not yet known.
Data Quality Concerns Comments: Not yet relevant.
Methodology
Methodology
Methods Comments: Not yet determined.
Technologies
Technologies
Technologies Comments: Not yet known.
Other
Other
Income Level: High-income
Iso: BE
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
Frequency Comments: Not yet known.
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