Download the data produced by the GHSL

Download by tiles or by single file.

This page lists the GHSL datasets that are available for open and free download: the data can be downloaded for each product in a single file or split by tiles.

Feel free to contact the GHSL data support team for any necessity.

Please note that each product is available for different epochs, resolutions and coordinate systems, but be aware that not all the combinations are available.
The menu on the left below allows the selection of the desired product. Available combinations are displayed in Bold.

Current selection:

To be noted that some variation might be available only for a certain product (e.g. the 30m resolution is only available for the GHS-BUILT multi-temporal classification)

Download by tiles (click on each box to download a single tile):

Download the

Download the GADM v3.6 (shapefile, 1.2GB)

License for the usage of the GADM data

Global download (get the chosen data in a single file):
Download the global selected dataset in a single file according to the filters selected on the left of the map or click on a tile on the map itself to download the corresponding tile.

Global Urban Centres:
Download the Urban Centres boundaries (gpkg format)

The complete information about GHSL open data can be found in the GHSL Data Package 2019 report (2,2 MB)