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06 July 2021 | dataset

Land Use Cover

Presenting the estimated areas of different land use/land cover types present in Tuvalu. This data was presented in both the 4th and 5th national reports to the CBD.

Data and Resource

Land Use Cover
Type of cover/vegetation Area (ha) Percentage
Coconut woodland 1619 53.9
Broadleaf woodland 122 4.1
Coconut & broadleaf woodland 51 1.7
Scrub 419 13.9
Pandanus 10 0.3
Mangroves 515 17.1
Pulaka pits & pulaka basin 65 2.2
Village, buildings 172 5.7
Other 33 1.1
TOTAL 3006 100
Source: Seluka et al, 1998
Land Use Cover (cvs)

CVS format of the excel sheet.

Land Use Cover

classification of land use in Tuvalu

Field Value
Publisher Department of Environment, Tuvalu
Modified 15 February 2022
Release Date 06 July 2021
Identifier ba63524a-bbb4-468b-a1a5-9e6d472a0dd7
Spatial / Geographical Coverage Location Tuvalu
Relevant Countries Tuvalu
Language English
License Public
[Open Data]
Author Seluka, S; Panapa, T; Maluifenua, S; Samisoni, L and Tebano
Contact Name Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism, Trade, Environment and Labour (MFATTEL)
Contact Email [email protected]