Efficient land use

This indicator is proposed as an indicator for Sustainable Development 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


2.1, 3.9, 6.4, 6.6, 11.a, 11.1, 11.b, 12.1, 13.2, 15.3, 15.4



  • UN-HABITAT. The data is available for all countries in the world. The City Prosperity Initiative is collecting data for this indicator in more than 300 cities. Lincoln Institute and University of New York and UN-HABITAT collect for a Global Sample of Cities (200 cities)
  • population growth (UNDESA). Satellite images of cities (open source).