Unique ID: 2015039

Division: Task Force Big Data
Issue Date: February 13th 2019
Last modified: February 22nd 2019
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Wikistats: Exploring Wikipedia page view counts as a source for official statistics

Exploring Wikipedia page view counts as a source for official statistics.

Exploring Wikipedia page view counts as a source for official statistics.

Project Objective:

Exploration, Scientific / research

Project Outcomes:

To investigate how relevant the source can be for obtaining interesting additional statistics on public awareness about UNESCO World Heritage Sites. To investigate how well the page views data can be used to supplement tourism statistics

Statistical Area

Tourism, Culture statistics

Project Sources
Project Sources
Type Of Institution: regional organization
Big Data Source: Other
Region: Europe & Central Asia
Country Area: Europe
Id Country Regional: regional
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
Coverage Period: From 2008 onwards
Data Quality
Data Quality
Quality Aspects Evaluated: Accessibility, Relevance, Validity, Coherence, including linkability to other sources
Validation Comments: Only for tourism.
Methodology
Methodology
Methods Used: Traditional statistical methods
Technologies
Technologies
Technologies: Other, Hadoop Clusters
Technologies Comments: R
Other
Other
Timeframe To Produce Indicator: NA
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