The 6th KOSTAT-UNFPA Summer Seminar on Population(2019)

Introduction of the 6th KOSTAT-UNFPA Summer Seminar on Population

  • Objectives of the 6th Summer Seminar on Population
    The KOSTAT-UNFPA Summer Sminar on Population has been serving as a forum for individuals and institutions concerning population-related issues in the Asia-Pacific region. The workshops are expected to provide an opportunity for experts on demography and government officials in charge of population censuses and statistics around the world to promote new methods for producing and analyzing population statistics and demography.
  • Date
    July 22 – Aug 9, 2019
  • Venue
    • Statistical Training Institute (713, Hanbat-daero, Seo-gu, Daejeon, Republic of Korea)
    • Crown Harbor Hotel (114, Jungang-daero, Jung-gu, Busan, Republic of Korea)
    • Ocloud Hotel (12, Sapyeong-daero 58-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, Republic of Korea)
  • Participants
    85 Participants (27 for Workshop 1, 26 for Workshop 2, 32 for Workshop 3)
  • Topic & Contents
    • Workshop 1 (Daejeon) - Application of R to Demographic Analysis
    • Workshop 2 (Busan) - Analysis of Demographic Data with GIS Technology
    • Workshop 3 (Seoul) – Methods for Analyzing the Life Course


게시판 리스트
Workshop Contents Lecturer Lecture Hours
Workshop 1
(Jul 22 - Jul 26)
<Application of R to Demographic Analysis>

1) An introduction to R, including basic R functions, accessing R packages and using RStudio effectively

2) Visualizing data in R using the ggplot2 package, ncluding basic chars, facet plots and maps

3) Creating simple dynamic visualizations such as animations and interactive plots using the gganimate and shiny packages

4) Managing demographic data in R using the tidyverse suite of packages, including reading data of different formats into R and summarizing combining and reshaping data within R

5) Using R markdown to efficiently turn your analyses into high quality documents, reports and presentations
Guy Abel

(Shanghai University)
Workshop 2
(Jul 29 - Aug 2)
<Analysis of Demographic data with GIS Technology>

1) Theories on the causes and consequences of population segregation and empirical cases from around the world

2) Measuring and visualising population segregation using the seg package in R and QGIS

3) Modifiable areal unit problem (MAUP) and areal nterpolation methods

4) Spatial distribution of elderly population and its social implications

5) Comparing the distributions of employment and population
Seong-Yun Hong
(Kyunghee University)
Jangik Jin
(ChungAng University)
Workshop 3
(Aug 5 - Aug 9)
<Methods for Analyzing the Life Course>

1) Introducing life course analysis
2) Data requirements for life course analysis
3) Conducting descriptive analysis and comparing results across populations and time
4) Comparing results across populations and time
5) Comparing results over time (net and gross change, and measuring spells)
6) Spells
7) Survival Analysis
8) Comparative Survival Analysis
9) Sequence Analysis
10) Introduction to multivariate analysis of events
Edith Gray
(Australian National University)
  • Participant requirements
    University graduates (Training and experience in a field relevant to one of the workshops are preferred.) Good understanding of English to follow the lectures


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