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Local statistics in Belgium (1800 - 2000)

Welcome to the HISSTAT website.

HISSTAT is the name of an interuniversity network that aims to generate and develop a research infrastructure of historical statistics. This network brings together statistics from Belgian municipalities since 1800.

The project is designed to protect, utilise and make accessible a multitude of historic censuses in Flanders and Belgium for diverse applications and for the public at large. The reserach infrastructure has a data system that enables the processing of digital statistics and the creation of historical maps.