The PRIO-GRID dataset is a spatio-temporal grid structure that contains socioeconomic and environmental information about all terrestrial areas of the world.
The PRIO-GRID dataset is a grid structure that aids the compilation, management and analysis of spatial data within a time-consistent framework. It consists of quadratic grid cells that jointly cover all terrestrial areas of the world.
Each grid cell contains cell-specific information on socio-economic conditions, ethnic groups, physical attributes, climatic conditions and more.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø; Håvard Strand & Halvard Buhaug (2012) PRIO-GRID: A unified spatial data structure. Journal of Peace Research, 49(2): 363-374.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø, Karim Bahgat, Jonas Nordkvelle and Halvard Buhaug (2015). PRIO-GRID v.2.0 Codebook. Peace Research Institute Oslo.
Current version: 2.0
Updated: 2 Jun 2016
Range: 1946 - 2014
Units: Active, irregular
Formats: CSV, Shapefile