Table 3: LUCC of the Chaohu Lake Basin between 1995 and 2005.

YearStatistics variableCultivated landForest land GrasslandWater areaBuilt-up landNonuse land

1995Area (km2)17153.115781.291817.642009.122165.911.32
Proportion (%)59.30%19.98%6.28%6.95%7.49%0.00%
2000Area (km2)16960.225770.151817.342015.092364.221.32
Proportion (%)58.63%19.95%6.28%6.97%8.17%0.00%
2005Area (km2)16850.805764.961816.652019.722474.931.32
Proportion (%)58.25%19.93%6.28%6.98%8.56%0.00%