The Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) project produces global spatial information about the human presence on the planet. It benefits many applications ranging from disaster risk reduction and post-disaster humanitarian relief to regular monitoring of changes in human settlement patterns and extent. This layer displays the built-up area in 1975. The value of each cell represent the proportion of building footprint area within the total size of the cell (1km x 1km).
GOAL 11: Sustainable cities and communities
GOAL 15: Life on Land