Cayman Islands - Land area

Land area (sq. km)

The value for Land area (sq. km) in Cayman Islands was 240.00 as of 2015. As the graph below shows, over the past 54 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 240.00 in 2015 and a minimum value of 240.00 in 1961.

Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site.

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Year Value
1961 240.00
1962 240.00
1963 240.00
1964 240.00
1965 240.00
1966 240.00
1967 240.00
1968 240.00
1969 240.00
1970 240.00
1971 240.00
1972 240.00
1973 240.00
1974 240.00
1975 240.00
1976 240.00
1977 240.00
1978 240.00
1979 240.00
1980 240.00
1981 240.00
1982 240.00
1983 240.00
1984 240.00
1985 240.00
1986 240.00
1987 240.00
1988 240.00
1989 240.00
1990 240.00
1991 240.00
1992 240.00
1993 240.00
1994 240.00
1995 240.00
1996 240.00
1997 240.00
1998 240.00
1999 240.00
2000 240.00
2001 240.00
2002 240.00
2003 240.00
2004 240.00
2005 240.00
2006 240.00
2007 240.00
2008 240.00
2009 240.00
2010 240.00
2011 240.00
2012 240.00
2013 240.00
2014 240.00
2015 240.00

Rural land area (sq. km)

Definition: Rural land area in square kilometers, derived from urban extent grids which distinguish urban and rural areas based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/lecz-urban-rural-population-land-area-estimates-v2.

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Year Value
1990 64.62
2000 64.62
2010 64.62

Urban land area (sq. km)

Definition: Urban land area in square kilometers, based on a combination of population counts (persons), settlement points, and the presence of Nighttime Lights. Areas are defined as urban where contiguous lighted cells from the Nighttime Lights or approximated urban extents based on buffered settlement points for which the total population is greater than 5,000 persons.

Source: Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)/Columbia University. 2013. Urban-Rural Population and Land Area Estimates Version 2. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/data/set/lecz-urban-rural-population-land-area-estimates-v2.

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Year Value
1990 160.97
2000 160.97
2010 160.97

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use