Atlas of Urban Expansion

Florianopolis
Brazil
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
2014 Population
532,951
2014 Urban Extent
15,850
hectares
2014 Density
34
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Florianopolis in 2014 was 532,951, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.6% since 2000. The population of Florianopolis in 2000 was 375,071, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.8% since 1990, when its population was 284,463.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Florianopolis in 2014 was 15,850 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.1% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 10,375 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.6% since 2000, when its urban extent was 7,231 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Florianopolis in 2014 was 52 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 56 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.5% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 64.74 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Florianopolis in 2014 was 34 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.5% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 36 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.8% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 39 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 3,491 hectares of built-up area was added to the Florianopolis urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 29% was Infill, 46% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 25% was Inclusion. A total of 2,324 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 41% was Infill, 34% was Extension, 5% was Leapfrog, and 19% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Florianopolis 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.11 meters, compared to 10.42 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Florianopolis occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 29%, compared to 24% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Florianopolis's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.4 km/km2, compared to 1.99 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Florianopolis's 1990-2014 expansion area was 85%, compared to 96% in the pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014
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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Florianopolis's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.09 hectares, compared to 1.94 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014