The Federal Office for Building and Regional Planning

Type: Specialist article Date 25 May 2021 Urban Data Platform Plus


Urban Data Platform Plus (UDPplus) is an initiative of the European Commission. It provides access so spatial data on cities and regions in Europe. The data platform is jointly run by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (DG REGIO) and the Joint Research Centre (JRC).

It is a key element of the European Commission's Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies. It provides statistics on specific topics such as demography, economic development, transport, environment and social issues in cities and regions. In doing so it refers to strategic agreements at European and international level such as the United Nations' 2030 Agenda and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).


EU-Initiative Urban Data Platform
Urban Data Platform Plus - Joint Research Centre website


  • Dr. André Müller
    Division RS 3 "European Spatial and Urban Development"
    Phone: +49 228 99401-2341

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