The map above gives a snapshot of the number of populations we have in the database from around the world. You can freely browse the map above. If you would like to download the data, please see the information below. If you would like to search and explore the population data, please see our search page.

Download the data behind the Living Planet Index

The Living Planet Database contains tens of thousands of vertebrate population time-series from around the world. It is the largest collection of its kind, and is publicly available, making it an invaluable tool for both research and conservation.

This dataset contains time-series of population abundance data for vertebrate species spanning years between 1970 and 2021. This is the public version of the database as confidential records that cannot be shared have been removed. The open-source code used to calculate the Living Planet Index using this data set can be found here

In order to download the data, please give us a short description of how you plan to use the data and agree to the data-use agreement below

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