Tuvalu - Land area

Land area (sq. km)

The value for Land area (sq. km) in Tuvalu was 30.00 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 56 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 30.00 in 2017 and a minimum value of 30.00 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 30.00
1962 30.00
1963 30.00
1964 30.00
1965 30.00
1966 30.00
1967 30.00
1968 30.00
1969 30.00
1970 30.00
1971 30.00
1972 30.00
1973 30.00
1974 30.00
1975 30.00
1976 30.00
1977 30.00
1978 30.00
1979 30.00
1980 30.00
1981 30.00
1982 30.00
1983 30.00
1984 30.00
1985 30.00
1986 30.00
1987 30.00
1988 30.00
1989 30.00
1990 30.00
1991 30.00
1992 30.00
1993 30.00
1994 30.00
1995 30.00
1996 30.00
1997 30.00
1998 30.00
1999 30.00
2000 30.00
2001 30.00
2002 30.00
2003 30.00
2004 30.00
2005 30.00
2006 30.00
2007 30.00
2008 30.00
2009 30.00
2010 30.00
2011 30.00
2012 30.00
2013 30.00
2014 30.00
2015 30.00
2016 30.00
2017 30.00

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.e

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Year Value
1990 38.76
2000 38.76
2010 38.76

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.e

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Year Value
1990 0.000
2000 0.000
2010 0.000

Classification

Topic: Environment Indicators

Sub-Topic: Land use