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What's New in Esri Demographics (March 2016)

Esri Demographic content was updated in March. Updates to the Standard Global Demographic data from Michael Bauer Research include:

11 countries in Europe now have a new lower level of geography available

48 countries have new updated data content

You can view the Release Notes for each country on the Esri Demographics documentation pages for more details.

How will these updates affect me?

For the Ready-to-Use Maps User within ArcGIS Online

For Business Analyst and Community Analyst Users

For the Data Enrichment user in ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Maps for Office

For the Developer using REST endpoints for Standard Global Demographics & Lifestyle Map Services

  1. Changes to the layer IDs.
  2. Changes to layer names.
  3. Changes to attribute field names, IDs, and aliases including additions and deletions.

Because of updates to the underlying data, users of the Demographics & Lifestyle Map Services may need to update these items in the query parameters of REST requests to the service from their apps. To view the updated map service REST endpoints, you will need to access the REST API with a developer or organizational account, using a token request.

For the Developer using the REST endpoints of the GeoEnrichment Service

  1. Changes to the layer IDs of the administrative/statistical boundaries.
  2. Changes to the layer names of the administrative/statistical boundaries.
  3. Changes to attributes/analysis variables including additions and deletions.

Because of updates to the underlying data, users of the GeoEnrichment Service may need to update these items in the query parameters of REST requests to the service from their apps. To view the updated REST endpoints, you will need to access the GeoEnrichment Service with a developer or organizational account, using a token request.

About the author

Lucy Guerra has over 20 years of experience as a product manager, working with organizations to understand their business challenges and shaping products to address those challenges. She focuses on enhancing the user experience with quality content, and leads a team focused on bringing to market and driving awareness of Esri's data and location services.

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