Unique ID: 2015052

Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019

UNECE Wiki Project: studying correlations between wikistats and official statistics

Studying correlations between wikistats and official statistics

The office is currently investigating the statistical information that wikistats can provide, such as sleep patterns. It is looking for correlations with current statistics.

Project Objective:


Project Outcomes:

As the CSO has struggled to obtain data from telecoms we are anxious to develop our skills using actual data. This project was started with the intention of developing our skills in the Big Data area. The CSO are at an early stage in the development of Big Data projects. The CSO, through its work on the UNECE Sandbox project and other initiatives, is looking to collaborate with other interested parties in developing a processing environment where exploratory research and knowledge sharing can occur. The end goal being that the as statistical methodologies and processes mature within the Big Data space the CSO we will have the necessary skills and competencies to employ these new methods to enhance statistical outputs.

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: National statistical office
Big Data Source: Social media data
Region: Europe & Central Asia
Country Area: Ireland
Id Country Regional: country
Other Partners: Other
Accessing Data
Accessing Data
Data Access Rights: Broader access rights
Data Access Comments: It's freely available data.
Data Coverage
Data Coverage
Data Coverage: All available data
Cost Implication: Free
Coverage Geo Comments: World-wide data
Technologies: Hadoop Clusters
Income Level: High-income
Iso: IE
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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