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02-23-2011, 03:39 AM
Hi all, first post....

I have a European map and drawn a number of 60 minute drivetime zones and a number of 50 mile radius circles.

I would now like to know how to find and show the population within each one.

Thanks for any help.

Simon - sward@airkix.com

Mattys Consulting
02-27-2011, 10:10 PM
You're going to get a figure that corresponds only to well-defined areas like the total population for a postal code. You'll most likely have to determine the percentage of each area that falls within your zone or radius and multiply that to get the portion of population for that area. If there are smaller areas defined, your calculation will be closer to the actual number once each adjoining area within your selection is added up.

03-03-2011, 05:27 AM
Thanks, but how do I actually find that figure?

Mattys Consulting
03-09-2011, 11:48 AM
There are numerous sites (ex; local government) where you can either copy, download, or purchase data for the area of interest.