The changing landscape of Canadian metropolitan areas
Moncton, New Brunswick
- At the CMA level, built-up area increased from 30 km2 in 1971 to 182 km2 in 2011, an increase of 504%.
- At the CMA-E level, built-up area increased from 42 km2 in 1971 to 262 km2 in 2011, an increase of 522%.
- In 2011, the natural and semi-natural land class was divided into forest (79%), water (2%) and other (19%).
- From 1971 to 2011, 52 km2 of arable land and 85 km2 of natural and semi-natural land were lost to settled area.
- Of the natural and semi-natural land converted to settled area from 1971 to 2011, 73.2% was forest, 21.2% was natural land for pasture and 5.7% was classed as other.
- Population in the CMA increased by 59% from 87,046 to 138,644 between 1971 and 2011.
- The number of dwellings in the CMA increased by 172% from 22,906 to 62,403 between 1971 and 2011.
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