Built-up area in the 0-1 km coastal strip versus the entire 10 km coastal zone (1990-2000)
Projected on the basis of annual growth rate observed during 1990-2000, by 2004 the 1990 levels are exceeded by 12%. The fastest development has occurred in Portugal (34%), Ireland (27%), Spain (18%), followed by France, Italy and Greece. The most affected regional seacoast is the Western Mediterranean.
For references, please go to http://www.eea.europa.eu/data-and-maps/figures/built-up-area-in-the-0-1-km-coastal-strip-versus-the-entire-10-km-coastal-zone-1990-2000 or scan the QR code.
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