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This indicator is currently classified as Tier II. The United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

Unit of measure: For the two components used to compute of this indicator, land consumption rate (%) and population growth rate (%). The resulting indicator is measured as a ratio of these two percentages making it unitless.

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Population growth (annual %) is the exponential rate of growth of midyear population from year t-1 to t, expressed as a percentage.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)

Land area is the total area (1'000 ha) of the country excluding area under inland water bodies.

Measurement unit: 
1'000 ha

Process for urban expansion clear, public, respects rights measured on a scale from A - which stands for good practices - to D - reflecting weak practices.

Measurement unit: 
Index (A; D)

Share (%) of Agricultural Land with respect to the Total Land Area.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)

Rural population refers to the share (%) of people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the ratio between Urban Population and Total Population.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)

Urban population refers to the share (%) of people living in Urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the ratio between Rural Population and Total Population.

Measurement unit: 
Percentage (%)

Land and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Goal 11: Sustainable cities and communities
Target 11.3: By 2030, enhance inclusive and sustainable urbanization and capacity for participatory, integrated and sustainable human settlement planning and management in all countries

Indicator details

Status: 
Tier 2

The indicator is conceptually clear, has an internationally established methodology and standards are available, but data is not regularly produced by countries.

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