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Introductory Population Analysis with Excel

Whether you're new to population analysis or just need a refresher, this course offers a comprehensive overview of the steps necessary to conduct analysis and develop projections using publicly available data. The course reviews Census data and builds skills, such as population projection, cohort survival, and concentration calculations that are essential for every professional in the planning and design community.

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Course Info

  • Duration 6 video lessons (50 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2013
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Hello, World! (1 min)
  • 2. Acquiring Data (8 mins)
  • 3. Manipulating and Formatting Data (10 mins)
  • 4. Population Pyramids (8 mins)
  • 5. Basic Estimation and Projection (20 mins)
  • 6. Review and Looking Forward (1 min)

Course Description

Whether or not you're new to population analysis or just need a refresher, this course offers a comprehensive overview of the steps necessary to conduct analysis and develop projections using publicly available data.  It reviews Census data and builds skills such as population projection, cohort survival, and concentration calculations that are essential for every professional in the planning and design community.

Learn these skills

  • Census
  • Data Analysis
  • Demographics
  • Economics
  • Land Use
  • Research Methods
  • Technology
  • Microsoft Excel

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This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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William Riggs

William Riggs

William (Billy) Riggs, Ph.D., AICP, LEED AP is a nationally recognized professor, consultant, and strategist.

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