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Table 3 LULCC pattern and change in Bahir Dar (1973–2015) and Hawassa (1973–2015)

From: Spatiotemporal trends of urban land use/land cover and green infrastructure change in two Ethiopian cities: Bahir Dar and Hawassa

LULC type 1973 2000 2015 Change
Ha % Ha % Ha % 1973–2000 2000–2015 1973–2015
Ha % Ha % Ha %
Bahir Dar
 Water body 3742.3 14.73 3710.0 14.60 3700.2 14.56 − 31.7 − 0.12 − 10.2 − 0.04 − 42.1 − 0.16
 Vegetation 10,111.8 39.79 6447.1 25.37 2583.2 10.166 − 3664.7 − 14.42 − 3863.9 − 15.21 − 7528.6 − 29.63
 Green space in built-up area 98.7 0.4 1762.9 6.9 2841.5 11.2 1664.2 6.55 1078.6 4.24 2742.8 10.79
 Cropland 11,415.3 44.9 12,096.9 47.6 13,504.6 53.1 681.6 2.68 1407.7 5.54 2089.3 8.22
 Urban built-up area 85.3 0.3 634.6 2.5 2739.6 10.8 549.4 2.16 2105.0 8.28 2654.3 10.44
 Total 25,411.4 100.0 25,411.4 100.0 25,411.4 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 100.0
Hawassa
 Water body 1512.6 36.37 1514.9 36.43 1561.4 37.5 2.3 0.06 46.5 1.16 48.8 1.17
 Vegetation 744.6 17.91 389.9 9.38 169.5 4.1 − 354.7 − 8.53 − 220.5 − 5.30 − 575.1 − 13.83
 Green space in urban area 343.0 8.2 457.5 11.0 1049.6 25.2 114.5 2.75 592.2 14.24 706.6 16.99
 Cropland 1281.9 30.8 1020.8 24.5 117.1 2.8 − 261.1 − 6.28 − 903.7 − 21.73 − 1164.8 − 28.01
 Urban built-up area 276.5 6.6 775.5 18.6 1261.0 30.3 499.0 11.99 485.5 11.67 985.0 23.67
 Total 4158.6 100.0 4158.6 100.0 4158.6 100.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0 0.0