The concepts described on these pages are words and expressions used in statistics with a specific, limited meaning. In everyday speech the word may have a different meaning. In connection with each definition you can find information about which sets of statistics use the concept.

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Attribute data

Attribute data is data whole that identify, position, time and describe a spatial object. Characteristics data can be, for example, a building identifier, street address, year of construction and purpose of use of a building.

See also geographic information and spatial data

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus