Table 3. Definition and analysis of LUFC in Malta

Land Use Function (LUF) Land Use Function Criteria (LUFC) Average score
SOC1: Cultural Cultural heritage and national identity value 7.50
SOC2: Health and Recreation Physical and mental well-being 7.67
SOC3: Provision of work Employment generation 7.67
ECO1: Residential & non land-based industries and serv. Housing and workplace provision 7.00
ECO2: Land-based production Competitiveness and productivity 6.83
ECO3: Transport Transport provision and access 7.83
ENV1: Provision of abiotic resources Water status 8.33
ENV2: Provision of biotic resources Biodiversity 7.50
ENV3: Maint. of ecosystem processes Environmental quality 9.33