Atlas of Urban Expansion

Gaoyou, Jiangsu
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2016 Population
186,351
2016 Urban Extent
7,446
hectares
2016 Density
25
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Gaoyou, Jiangsu in 2016 was 186,351, increasing at an average annual rate of 6% since 2000. The population of Gaoyou, Jiangsu in 2000 was 70,291, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.3% since 1990, when its population was 86,595.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Gaoyou, Jiangsu in 2016 was 7,446 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.6% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 1,572 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.5% since 2000, when its urban extent was 860 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Gaoyou, Jiangsu in 2016 was 35 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.6% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 62 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.5% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 124.54 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Gaoyou, Jiangsu in 2016 was 25 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.6% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 45 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.8% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 101 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 4,207 hectares of built-up area was added to the Gaoyou, Jiangsu urban extent between 2000 and 2016. Of that added built-up area, 9% was Infill, 66% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 25% was Inclusion. A total of 432 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 11% was Infill, 71% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 18% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Gaoyou, Jiangsu 1990-2014 expansion area was 8.19 meters, compared to 10.15 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Gaoyou, Jiangsu occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 21%, compared to 23% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Gaoyou, Jiangsu's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.47 km/km2, compared to 1.47 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Gaoyou, Jiangsu's 1990-2014 expansion area was 91%, compared to 83% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Gaoyou, Jiangsu's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.84 hectares, compared to 2.49 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2016