Joint Research Centre
LF411 - Share of residential areas over the total land area (LUISA Platform REF2014)
The share of residential areas over the total land area indicator aims to assess the proportion of land used for residential, sport and leisure purposes and green urban areas over the...
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GHS population grid, derived from EUROSTAT census data (2011) and ESM R2016
The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project is supported by European Commission, Joint Research Center and Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy. The GHSL produces new...
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LF412 - Residential areas per inhabitant (LUISA Platform REF2014)
The residential areas per inhabitant indicator measures the land consumption by comparing the size of the urban fabric with the population expressed in sq. m per mn inhabitants (m2 per...
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LF433 - Built-up area per inhabitant (LUISA Platform REF2014)
The built-up area per inhabitant measure the land consumption by comparing the size of the built-up areas with the population expressed in sq. m per inhabitant (m2 per person). The level...
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INPUT - European Population Map 2006
The European Population Map 2006 is a digital raster grid that reports the number of residents (night-time population) per 100 x 100 meter cells. It has been produced by downscaling...
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UI - Nature based recreation opportunities (LUISA Platform REF2014)
Public, local, nature-based, outdoor recreational activities include a wide variety of practices ranging from walking, jogging or running in the closest green urban area or at the...
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LF415 - Population density (LUISA Platform REF2014)
This indicator is calculated by dividing the projected population in a region by the region total area. The level of spatial detail of this indicator is per NUTS0 and NUTS2.
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Water Retention Index
WRI is a composite indicator developed to assess the capacity of the landscape to regulate and retain water passing through it. This indicator shows where there could be a deficit in the...
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LF431 - Share of built-up area over the total land (LUISA Platform REF2014)
Built-up areas measures the total built-up area as a share of the total surface area of land in the country expressed in percentage. The indicator presents data for the year 2010, 2020,...
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UDP - Land annually taken for built-up areas per inhabitant, 2010 - 2050 (JRC LUISA Trend Scenario 2016)
Build-up areas cover the land classified as urban, industrial and abandoned urban and industrial. Land take means the total land taken by built-up areas, in other words the amount of...
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Soil erosion control
Soil erosion control is a key ecosystem service delivered by terrestrial ecosystems, mainly through vegetation cover. Two indicators are used to quantify capacity and use of the service....
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