Atlas of Urban Expansion

Belgrade
Serbia
Region: Europe and Japan
2014 Population
963,946
2014 Urban Extent
19,087
hectares
2014 Density
51
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Belgrade in 2014 was 963,946, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.7% since 2000. The population of Belgrade in 2000 was 876,835, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.8% since 1988, when its population was 801,013.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Belgrade in 2014 was 19,087 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.9% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 14,691 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.3% since 2000, when its urban extent was 12,525 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Belgrade in 2014 was 77 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.8% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 86 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.7% since 1988 when the built-up area density was 92.93 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Belgrade in 2014 was 51 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.2% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 60 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.6% since 1988 when the urban extent density was 64 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 3,410 hectares of built-up area was added to the Belgrade urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 25% was Infill, 31% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 44% was Inclusion. A total of 1,579 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1988 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 45% was Infill, 28% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 27% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Belgrade 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.72 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Belgrade occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 14%, compared to 18% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Belgrade's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.64 km/km2, compared to 2.02 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Belgrade's 1990-2014 expansion area was 93%, compared to 97% in the pre-1990 area.

1988-2000  2000-2014
1988-2000  2000-2014
1988-2000  2000-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Belgrade's 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.44 hectares, compared to 7.05 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1988-2000  2000-2014