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Table 5 Area of LU/LC class from 1985 to 2015 periods in the Andassa watershed

From: Evaluation and prediction of land use/land cover changes in the Andassa watershed, Blue Nile Basin, Ethiopia

Land use/land cover 1985 2000 2015
Area (ha) Percent (%) Area (ha) Percent (%) Area (ha) Percent (%)
Cultivated land 36,820 62.7 42,925 73.1 45,108 76.8
Forest 2068 3.5 1504 2.6 1138 1.9
Shrubland 15,377 26.2 10,447 17.8 8992 15.3
Grassland 4461 7.6 3783 6.4 2850 4.9
Built-up area 35 0.1 101 0.2 672 1.1
Total 58,760 100 58,760 100 58,760 100