Unique ID: 2015081

Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019
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Testing web scraping tools and scanner data for price statistics

Testing web scraping tools and scanner data for price statistics

The aims of the project is: modernization of collecting the price data; testing the web scraping tools for price d; and usage of scanner price data in regular production of price statistics.

Project Objective:

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

Project Outcomes:

Modernization of collecting of prices. Reduction of burden of collecting the prices of items. Better quality of Price statistics. Partnership with data owners.

Statistical Area

Price

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Web scraping data, Scanner data
Region: Europe & Central Asia
Country Area: Slovenia
Id Country Regional: country
Partnerships
Partnerships
Other Partners: Other
Partnership Comments: The owners of the data are big market chains and owners of the websites which advertise prices of various items (real estate, cars etc.)
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Broader access rights
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: All available data
Coverage Geo Pop: Whole country / high % of market
Cost Implication: Free
Data Quality
Data Quality
Quality Framework: Quality of source/input
Quality Aspects Evaluated: Privacy and Security, Completeness, Usability, Time Factors, Accessibility, Relevance, Institutional/Business Environment, Validity, Accuracy, including selectivity, Coherence, including linkability to other sources
Quality Framework Comments: The existing quality framework (for statistical surveys and administrative data) is used.
Methodology
Methodology
Methods Used: Traditional statistical methods
Technologies
Technologies
Technologies: Relational database
Other
Other
Income Level: High-income
Iso: SI
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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