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Table 5 The total estimated area (ha) and percentage of each land use/land cover (LULC) category of Bahir Dar City from 1984 to 2019

From: The impacts of land-use and land-cover change on wetland ecosystem service values in peri-urban and urban area of Bahir Dar City, Upper Blue Nile Basin, Northwestern Ethiopia

LULC categories 1984 1994 2004 2014 2019
ha % ha % ha % ha % ha %
Cultivated land 12,151 51.13 12,333 51.90 11,440 48.14 11,373 47.85 10,850 45.66
Built-up area 12,031 5.06 1424 6.00 2239 9.42 2843 11.96 3802 16.00
Grazing land 12,711 5.35 2002 8.43 1574 6.62 2088 8.79 2838 11.94
Vegetation 4413 18.57 3467 14.59 4716 19.84 4024 16.93 3165 13.32
Water body 612 2.58 461 1.94 543 2.29 505 2.12 350 1.47
Wetland 4116 17.32 4078 17.16 3253 13.69 2933 12.34 2760 11.61