Least Developed Country Category: Tuvalu

* Data from the 2021 triennial review

Tuvalu Snapshot in PDF

LDC status

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Inclusion: 1986

Graduation: Recommended for graduation by the CDP, under consideration by ECOSOC

Reports and resolutions

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Inclusion

CDP reports: 1985, 1986
ECOSOC resolutions: E/1984/58, E/DEC/1986/153
GA resolution: A/RES/41/186

Graduation

CDP reports: 2003, 2006, 2009, 2012, 2015, 2018
ECOSOC resolutions: E/RES/2012/32, E/RES/2013/20, E/RES/2015/11, E/RES/2018/27, E/RES/2021/11
Impact assessments: 2009, 2012
Vulnerability profiles: 2009, 2012
Country statements: 2009 CDP EGM, 2009 CDP Plenary, 2012 CDP EGM, 2012 CDP Plenary
Country presentation: 2012 CDP EGM

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

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Value:

$ 6,657

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Thresholds

Inclusion: $ 1,018
Graduation: $ 1,222
Income-only graduation: $ 2,444

Human assets index (HAI)*

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Index:

82.8

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 60 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators

Under-five mortality rate
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
stat Value: 23.9 stat Value: 41.1
Index: 91.6 Index: 34.6
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation Source: UNESCO
Prevalence of stunting
Adult literacy rate
stat Value: 9.8 stat Value: 94.9
Index: 85.4 Index: 93.2
Source: UNICEF/WHO/World Bank Joint Child Malnutrition Estimates Source: UNDP
Maternal Mortality Rate
Gender parity index for gross secondary school enrolment
stat Value: 104 stat Value: 1.33
Index: 91.7 Index: 100.0
Source: UN IAG for Maternal Mortality Source: UNESCO

Economic and environmental vulnerability index (EVI)*

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Index:

57.1

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Thresholds

Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators

Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
stat Value: 21.1 stat Value: 94.7
Index: 34.1 Index: 100.0
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: CIESIN
Remoteness and landlockedness
Share of population living in drylands
stat Value: 80.2 stat Value: 0.0
Index: 87.7 Index: 0.0
Source: CDP Source: CDP
Merchandise export concentration
Instability of agricultural production
stat Value: 0.57 stat Value: 1.6
Index: 54.7 Index: 0.7
Source: UNCTAD Source: FAO
Instability of exports of goods and services
Victims of disasters
stat Value: 51.9 stat Value: 2.08
Index: 100.0 Index: 79.3
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division Source: EM-DAT

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