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Commuting patterns in Western Denmark

Welcome to examine, visualize and analyze commuting patterns in Western Denmark! The more higher the amount of travels between settlements are the brighter the road. Size of the circle on cities indicates the amount of people living within. By clicking a city or settlement, you will find more information about its main sources, destinations and routes of commuting. Zoom in to see the smaller settlements!

You can easily recognize that main roads between the large, cities, for example Ã…arhus and Odense carries the most of the commuting traffic. Somewhat interesting is also that very large number of road infrastructure is used everyday. Where from and where to do you travel?

Top 10 commuting to/from


By clicking a head of chart line or table row, you will get the route between settlements.

Top 10 incoming vs. outgoing commuting


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Behind the Pendulum Scenes

Welcome to examine, visualize and analyze commuting patterns in Western Denmark! By clicking a city or settlement, you will find more information about its main sources, destinations and routes of commuting. Zoom in to see the smaller settlements!

Analysis

The underlying data describes the average number of commuters between settlements in Western Denmark (Jylland and Funen), consisting of several million different route combinations. The commuting data (courtesy of Danmarks Statistics) has been routed and averaged onto the Danish road network. By clicking a town, you will find more information about its main sources and destinations of commuting.

Technology

This platform enriches a traditional web a map service with modern data analysis and visualization capabilities, built on open source technologies, namely on Node.js, PostgreSQL+PostGIS, GeoServer, OpenLayers 3 and auxiliary libraries.

Who

This web service has been built by Ubigu Ltd as a prototype platform for online data analysis and visualization of large (and why not small as well) geospatial datasets. The data orginates in regional development projects conducted in cooperation with Region Syddanmark and Nordregio, aimed at distinguishing spatial socio-economic, demographic as well as urban form and function -related development patterns in Western Denmark.