Rural land area where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total land area) | Land Portal | Securing Land Rights Through Open Data

Rural land area below 5m is the percentage of total land where the rural land elevation is 5 meters or less. Rising global temperatures will cause sea level rise and alter local climate conditions, affecting forests, crop yields, and water supplies, and may affect human health, animals, and many types of ecosystems. (Source: http://databank.worldbank.org/data/reports.aspx?source=2&type=metadata&series=AG.LND.EL5M.RU.ZS)

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Rural land area below 5m is the percentage of total land where the rural land elevation is 5 meters or less.

Measurement unit: 
% of total land area
Climate Change Indicators
Data provider: 
World Bank Group
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Indicator details

Measurement unit: 
% of total land area
Best value is: 
Low

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