Table 3.68
Land cover and land use, Saint John census metropolitan area (CMA) and census metropolitan area-ecosystem (CMA-E), 1971, 1991, 2001 and 2011

Table 3.68
Land cover and land use, Saint John census metropolitan area (CMA) and census metropolitan area-ecosystem (CMA-E), 1971, 1991, 2001 and 2011
Table summary
This table displays the different types of land cover and land use for Saint John. The row headers provide information on the total land area, total built-up which is further split into settled and roads, arable and natural and semi natural lands, in 1971, 1991, 2001, and 2011. In 2011, the natural category is further split into forest, water and other. The row headers also provide information on the land cover and land use change from 1971 to 2011 for total built-up, arable, and natural and semi natural. The column headers provide information on area, in square kilometres, and percentage change for the CMA, and CMA-ecosystem. The column headers also provide information on CMA as a proportion of CMA-ecosystem as a percentage.
  CMANote 1 CMA-ecosystemNote 2 CMA as a proportion of CMA-ecosystem
square kilometres percent
Total land area 3,363 7,005 48
1971  
Total built-upNote 3 74 96 78
Settled 46 52 87
Roads 29 43 66
ArableNote 4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 88 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Natural and semi-naturalNote 5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 6,821 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
1991  
Total built-upNote 6 178 237 75
Settled 109 130 84
Roads 69 108 64
ArableNote 4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 56 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Natural and semi-naturalNote 5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 6,711 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
2001  
Total built-upNote 6 239 304 78
Settled 170 196 86
Roads 69 108 64
ArableNote 4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 71 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Natural and semi-naturalNote 5 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 6,630 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
2011  
Total built-upNote 6 250 318 79
Settled 179 207 86
Roads 71 111 64
ArableNote 4 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 80 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Natural and semi-naturalNote 7 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 6,607 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Forest Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 5,159 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Water Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 398 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
Other Note ..: not available for a specific reference period 1,051 Note ..: not available for a specific reference period
  percent
Land cover and land use change, 1971 to 2011  
Total built-up areaNote 3Note 6 235 232 Note ...: not applicable
ArableNote 4 Note ...: not applicable -9 Note ...: not applicable
Natural and semi-naturalNote 5 Note ...: not applicable -3 Note ...: not applicable

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