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The Land Cover Map 2015 (LCM2015) can be used to produce land cover statistics for different areas of the UK. Here we present the Land Cover Statistics for:

Statistics are provided as area of land cover in km2 and as percentage area.

GB County boundaries are Ceremonial counties from Ordnance Survey and County Boundaries from Ordnance Survey NI.

UK Land Cover Statistics derived from LCM2015 in Percentage values

Table 1

UK Land Cover Statistics derived from LCM2015 in Area (km2)

Table 2

Additional information

Citing this data for academic publications

For academic publications this data should be cited as: Land Cover statistics derived from LCM2015 (Rowland et al., (2017)).

Rowland, C.S.; Morton, R.D.; Carrasco, L.; McShane, G.; O’Neil, A.W.; Wood, C.M. (2017). Land Cover Map 2015 (25m raster, GB). NERC Environmental Information Data Centre. https://doi.org/10.5285/bb15e200-9349-403c-bda9-b430093807c7;

For more information in Land Cover Map 2015 visit the dedicated webpage.

Staff page for Dr Clare Rowland, Centre for Ecology & Hydrology