SpatialAcc: Spatial Accessibility Measures

Provides a set of spatial accessibility measures from a set of locations (demand) to another set of locations (supply). It aims, among others, to support research on spatial accessibility to health care facilities. Includes the locations and some characteristics of major public hospitals in Greece.

Available in CRAN @


Version: 0.1-4 (6 April 2020)

Code: Bug fixes, update dependencies with other packages and data directory to comply with CRAN policies

Version: 0.1-3 (26 July 2019)

Code: Bug fixes, updates to comply with CRAN policies

Version: 0.1-2 (6 August 2017)

Code: Bug fixes

Documentation: Mistake corrections

Contact: New website with contact form and new email

Version: 0.1-1 (22 May 2017)

ac: Spatial Accessibility measures

distance: Distance Matrix Computation


GR.Hospitals: Greek Hospitals

PWC.Municipalities: Population weighted centroids of the Municipalities in Greece


Kalogirou, S., and Foley, R. (2006). Health, place and Hanly: Modelling accessibility to hospitals in Ireland. Irish Geography, 39(1), 52-68.

Kalogirou, S. (2017). Spatial inequality in the accessibility to hospitals in Greece, Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-4/W2, 91-94,

Kalogirou, S., Spatial analysis of accessibility to public hospitals using GIS, in Medical Geographical Information – Applications, Analysis and Mapping, SPRINGER, under publication.