Atlas of Urban Expansion

Changzhi, Hunan
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2014 Population
822,355
2014 Urban Extent
19,718
hectares
2014 Density
42
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Changzhi, Hunan in 2014 was 822,355, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.3% since 2000. The population of Changzhi, Hunan in 2000 was 346,288, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.4% since 1992, when its population was 286,761.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Changzhi, Hunan in 2014 was 19,718 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 7% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 7,556 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 5.6% since 2000, when its urban extent was 4,823 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Changzhi, Hunan in 2014 was 71 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 77 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.1% since 1992 when the built-up area density was 98.17 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Changzhi, Hunan in 2014 was 42 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.7% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 46 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.3% since 1992 when the urban extent density was 59 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 7,029 hectares of built-up area was added to the Changzhi, Hunan urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 16% was Infill, 20% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 64% was Inclusion. A total of 1,595 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1992 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 34% was Infill, 37% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 28% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Changzhi, Hunan 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.78 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Changzhi, Hunan occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 23%, compared to 26% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Changzhi, Hunan's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.34 km/km2, compared to 2.11 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Changzhi, Hunan's 1990-2014 expansion area was 86%, compared to 98% in the pre-1990 area.

1992-2000  2000-2014
1992-2000  2000-2014
1992-2000  2000-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Changzhi, Hunan's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.43 hectares, compared to 5.72 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1992-2000  2000-2014