Publishing Census as Linked Open Data. A Case Study

Irene Petrou , George Papastefanatos, Theodore Dalamagas
2nd International Workshop on Open Data (WOD13)
Abstract. In this paper we present a case study on publishing statistical data as Linked Open Data. Statistical or fact-based data are maintained by statistical agencies and organizations, harvested via surveys or aggregated from other sources and mainly concern to observations of socioeconomic indicators. In this case study, we present the publishing as LOD of the preliminary results of Greece’s resident population census, conducted in 2011. We have employed the Data Cube vocabulary and the Google Refine tool for modelling and publishing the census results.