Tool which is applicable for long term monitoring of spatial structure, regional and urban research, operational planning and impact assessment. Contains data on population, workforce, buildings (area and purpose of use), housing, car ownership, commuting and free-time housing in 250 m grid cells from 1980 onwards. Public and commercial services (e.g. shops) on coordinate level. Roads in vector format. Several analytical tools are built on the database. Can be used e.g. for analyzing trends, predicting future development, impact assessment.