This widget displays the current population of Venice, which is continuously declining. The population is taken from the City of Venice’s interactive population map on a daily basis.
Credits: This widget was produced in 2013 by the WPI Venice Project Center 25th Anniversary Team: Dylan Kirby, Will Richtmeyer, Kristen Brann, Greg Giola
Data Source: City of Venice, Portale dei Servizi, Mappa della popolazione residente al giorno precedente
Technical details: The population for the Centro Storico of Venice is derived from the Venice Population Map, by programmatically selecting the QUARTIERE level (Livello), and then virtually clicking on the 2 Quartieri that make up the historical center of Venice. Once the selection is made, our program simulates a click on the left sidebar menu entitled POPOLAZIONE PER SESSO, at which point we scrape the bottom right cell in the pop-up table as shown below.
A Venice Project Center 25th Anniversary Project.