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The Committee for Development Policy recommended Tuvalu’s graduation at its 2012 Triennial Review. ECOSOC has deferred a decision on graduation to 2024.

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Tuvalu was recommended for graduation having met the income and human assets index thresholds. * Data below is from the 2018 triennial review. Data for the 2021 review will be published soon.

Gross national income (GNI) per capita*

Value: $ 5,388


Inclusion: $ 1,025
Graduation: $ 1,230
Income-only: $ 2,460

Human assets index (HAI)*

Value: 90.7


Inclusion: 62 or below
Graduation: 66 or above

HAI indicators*

Under-five mortality rate
Value: 25.3
Index: 90.7
Source: UN IAG for Child Mortality Estimation
Gross secondary school enrolment ratio
Value: 86.2
Index: 84.6
Source: UNESCO
Percentage of population undernourished
Value: 10.0
Index: 91.7
Source: FAO
Adult literacy rate
Value: 94.9
Index: 93.2
Source: UNDP
Maternal mortality rate
Value: 65
Index: 95.0
Source: UNDP

Economic vulnerability index (EVI)*

Value: 56.0


Inclusion: 36 or above
Graduation: 32 or below

EVI indicators*

Value: 11,097
Index: 100.0
Source: UN/DESA, Population Division
Share of population in low elevated coastal zones
Value: 94.7
Index: 100.0
Source: CIESIN
Value: 80.4
Index: 88.0
Source: CDP
Instability of exports of goods and services
Value: 10.4
Index: 17.9
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Merchandise export concentration
Value: 0.54
Index: 51.2
Source: UNCTAD
Victims of natural disasters
Value: 2.097
Index: 79.4
Source: EM-DAT
Share of agriculture, forestry and fishing in GDP
Value: 22.8
Index: 36.9
Source: UN/DESA, Statistics Division
Instability of agricultural production
Value: 1.7
Index: 0.9
Source: FAO