Source: https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/web/gisco/geodata/reference-data/population-distribution-demography/geostat More details: https://ec.europa.eu/eurostat/statistics-explained/index.php/Population_grids

ll_get_population_grid(
  year = 2011,
  match_sf = NULL,
  match_name = NULL,
  match_country = NULL,
  join = sf::st_intersects,
  silent = FALSE,
  population_grid_sf = NULL
)

Arguments

year

Defaults to 2011. Currently, the EU population grid is available only for the year 2011.

match_sf

An sf object to me matched with the population grid. If not given, full grid is returned.

match_name

A name to be used for local caching. It is the responsibility of the user to keept it consistent. If not given, data are not cached locally.

match_country

Defaults to NULL. If given, used to speed up processing.

population_grid_sf

Defaults to NULL. If given, it uses this one as population grid of reference. Useful to bulk process items, as it removes the need for re-loading the grid from local storage at each iteration.

Value

An sf object with the population grid.