Table 2 Ratios of JRC-derived total water area to water area as reported in HydroLAKES for five year intervals (N = 1,422,499 lakes).

From: The global lake area, climate, and population dataset

Buffer (m) Year Min. 1st Qu. Median Mean 3rd Qu. Max.
30 1995 0.000 0.414 0.874 0.690 0.968 2.106
2000 0.000 0.795 0.906 0.863 0.991 2.205
2005 0.000 0.813 0.919 0.870 0.997 2.181
2010 0.000 0.803 0.915 0.864 0.997 2.301
2015 0.000 0.818 0.921 0.871 0.997 2.515
60 1995 0.000 0.424 0.879 0.703 0.975 3.185
2000 0.000 0.805 0.917 0.891 1.011 3.481
2005 0.000 0.824 0.930 0.898 1.017 3.367
2010 0.000 0.814 0.925 0.892 1.017 3.769
2015 0.000 0.829 0.931 0.900 1.017 4.095
90 1995 0.000 0.432 0.883 0.714 0.981 4.208
2000 0.000 0.812 0.924 0.913 1.025 4.769
2005 0.000 0.831 0.937 0.921 1.032 4.579
2010 0.000 0.821 0.932 0.915 1.031 5.287
2015 0.000 0.835 0.938 0.924 1.032 5.667
120 1995 0.000 0.440 0.889 0.726 0.989 5.349
2000 0.000 0.818 0.931 0.935 1.041 6.240
2005 0.000 0.839 0.945 0.944 1.048 5.793
2010 0.000 0.829 0.940 0.938 1.047 6.891
2015 0.000 0.843 0.946 0.948 1.049 7.213
  1. Values greater than one indicate observed values greater than expected, and values smaller than one indicate smaller than expected values.