Application of New Technology in Population Data
Collection, Processing, Dissemination and Presentation
Objectives, Outputs and Work Plan
objectives of the project are:
To formulate recommendations
and guidelines on the application of modern
information technology in the field of population
statistics, such as data capture, geographic
information systems (GIS) and development
of population databases, and to disseminate
them to the countries in the region.
To develop modern technology-based
application systems in the field of population
statistics in three pilot countries.
To promote effective
use of information technology for the production
and dissemination of population data.
Establishment of the
Working Party on the Application of New Technology
to Population Data.
Organization of at
least four meetings of the Working Party.
Assessment of the stages
of country development in computerization,
infrastructure, interest and needs.
Preparation and dissemination
of reports on pilot countries' activities
Development and publication
of at least three sets of guidelines on three
specific fields of the application of computer
Organization of a training
workshop on the application of new technology
to population data, where the applicability
of such guidelines will be tested.
Development of a training
package, on effective applications of technological
applications for population data.
About five issues of
a newsletter on applications of new technology
for population statistics.