Number of Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ)* population vs total population in Southeast Asia, the OECD countries and the world (1990, 1995 and 2000)

 

Source : 
Centre for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), 
  Columbia University. Low Elevation Coastal Zone (LECZ)
  Urban-Rural Estimates, Global Rural-Urban Mapping Project (GRUMP),
  Alpha Version. Palisades, NY: Socioeconomic Data and Applications Centre (SEDAC), 
  Columbia University accessed on 2 April 2010 at http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/gpw/lecz.
* LECZ estimates from digital elevation model (DEM) by selecting all   land contiguous with the coast that was 10 meters or less in elevation.
  Zonal statistics were generated for total population and land area for the country as a whole and within the LECZ.