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What's New in Esri Demographics (March 2016)

Blog Post created by lguerra-esristaff Employee on Apr 6, 2016

Esri Demographic content was updated in March. Updates to the Standard Global Demographic data from Michael Bauer Research include:

 

11 countries in Europe now have a new lower level of geography available

  • Belgium – Postcodes4; Croatia – Postcodes5; Iceland – Postcodes3; Netherlands – Postcodes4; Poland – Postcodes5; Portugal – Census Subsections; Slovenia – Postcodes4; Sweden – Postcodes5; Switzerland – Postcodes4; Turkey – Postcodes5; United Kingdom – Census Areas.

 

48 countries have new updated data content

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You can view the Release Notes for each country on the Esri Demographics documentation pages for more details.

 

How will these updates affect me?

For the Ready-to-Use Maps User within ArcGIS Online

  • Over 100 international demographic layers and maps are updated.

For Business Analyst and Community Analyst Users

  • Business Analyst and Community Analyst users can access the updated International data through reports and maps. The complete attribute list for each country is accessible through the data browser contained in the application.

For the Data Enrichment user in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Maps for Office

  • The March 2016 update provides access to the International datasets shown above. For a detailed explanation of new or deleted attributes in international datasets, see the Release Notes for each individual country available on the Esri Demographics documentation pages.

For the Developer using REST endpoints for Standard Global Demographics & Lifestyle Map Services

  • The REST endpoints for Standard Global Demographics & Lifestyle Map Services were updated in March 2016. These changes will impact any application consuming these services. Some of the changes to the underlying REST endpoints included in this release are:
  1. Changes to the layer IDs.
  2. Changes to layer names.
  3. Changes to attribute field names, IDs, and aliases including additions and deletions.

Because of updates to the underlying data, users of the Demographics & Lifestyle Map Services may need to update these items in the query parameters of REST requests to the service from their apps. To view the updated map service REST endpoints, you will need to access the REST API with a developer or organizational account, using a token request.

 

For the Developer using the REST endpoints of the GeoEnrichment Service

  • The underlying datasets of the REST endpoints of the GeoEnrichment Service were updated in March 2016. Some of the changes to the REST endpoints included in this release are:
  1. Changes to the layer IDs of the administrative/statistical boundaries.
  2. Changes to the layer names of the administrative/statistical boundaries.
  3. Changes to attributes/analysis variables including additions and deletions.

Because of updates to the underlying data, users of the GeoEnrichment Service may need to update these items in the query parameters of REST requests to the service from their apps. To view the updated REST endpoints, you will need to access the GeoEnrichment Service with a developer or organizational account, using a token request.

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