Regional workshop on the use of mobile phone data for official statistics
The workshop is being organized by ESCAP Statistics Division and UNSD with support from BPS Statistics Indonesia. The objective of the workshop is to explain and raise awareness for the use of mobile phone data in the statistical production process, in particular for the compilation of tourism, migration and population statistics. During the workshop, participants will get familiar with mobile phone data, how these data can be pre-processed and how statistical concepts can be operationalized in patterns of mobile phone location data. An overview will also be given of the work of the task team on mobile phone data of the UN Global Working Group on Big Data.