Land use

The first two charts below show that 5.8% of the land in Greater Norwich is currently built on, almost exactly the same percentage as for the country as a whole. The last three charts show that 3% of land is built on in South Norfolk, 6% in Broadland and 68% in Norwich. Farmland dominates in South Norfolk and Broadland to a far greater extent than in the country as a whole. Over 30% of the land in Norwich is open space, a high figure for an urban area.

land use 1
Source: Corine Land Cover Inventory 2017 

land use 2
Source: Corine Land Cover Inventory 2017 

land use 3
Source: Corine Land Cover Inventory 2017 

land use 4
Source: Corine Land Cover Inventory 2017 

land use 5
Source: Corine Land Cover Inventory 2017