I need to calculate the population statistics within a 10 minute drivetime catchment from a point and within 1 Km Buffer from a point in MapInfo, how can I do that can someone please elaborate? I have a population thematic map and I have made a buffer on one location and I need to find the total population living within that area? I am also using a Drivetime addon with MapInfo for drive time catchments and Mapinfo to make Buffers. Many thanks
You should use the Table > Update Column command to calculate the population. Depending on how your population data is stored (point or polygon), how the dialog is filled out will differ:
In the examples:
CatchPopn is the attribute in the drivetime catchments table DTCatch that will receive the calculated population count
PopnCol is the population count attribute in the population source table Population
You might also want to look up dasymetric areal interpolation techniques.