Atlas of Urban Expansion

Anqing, Anhui
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
642,626
2013 Urban Extent
14,742
hectares
2013 Density
44
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Anqing, Anhui in 2013 was 642,626, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.5% since 2000. The population of Anqing, Anhui in 2000 was 350,035, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.5% since 1990, when its population was 402,524.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Anqing, Anhui in 2013 was 14,742 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 8.6% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 4,639 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.9% since 2000, when its urban extent was 3,504 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Anqing, Anhui in 2013 was 73 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 126 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.6% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 176.97 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Anqing, Anhui in 2013 was 44 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4.1% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 75 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4.4% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 115 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 5,991 hectares of built-up area was added to the Anqing, Anhui urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 14% was Infill, 70% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 16% was Inclusion. A total of 513 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 23% was Infill, 46% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 31% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Anqing, Anhui 1990-2014 expansion area was 9.34 meters, compared to 7.45 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Anqing, Anhui occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 25%, compared to 16% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Anqing, Anhui's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.23 km/km2, compared to 1.57 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Anqing, Anhui's 1990-2014 expansion area was 85%, compared to 92% in the pre-1990 area.

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1990-2000  2000-2013
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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Anqing, Anhui's 1990-2014 expansion area was 1.91 hectares, compared to 4.83 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013