Atlas of Urban Expansion

Guixi, Chongqing
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2016 Population
198,120
2016 Urban Extent
2,931
hectares
2016 Density
68
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Guixi, Chongqing in 2016 was 198,120, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.3% since 2001. The population of Guixi, Chongqing in 2001 was 104,711, increasing at an average annual rate of 13.8% since 1988, when its population was 17,185.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Guixi, Chongqing in 2016 was 2,931 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.8% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 677 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.6% since 2001, when its urban extent was 285 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Guixi, Chongqing in 2016 was 106 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.4% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 275 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.2% since 1988 when the built-up area density was 122.79 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Guixi, Chongqing in 2016 was 68 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.5% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 155 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.2% since 1988 when the urban extent density was 60 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 1,481 hectares of built-up area was added to the Guixi, Chongqing urban extent between 2001 and 2016. Of that added built-up area, 8% was Infill, 74% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 18% was Inclusion. A total of 240 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1988 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 22% was Infill, 61% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 17% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Guixi, Chongqing 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.33 meters, compared to 10.82 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Guixi, Chongqing occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 19%, compared to 19% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Guixi, Chongqing's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.05 km/km2, compared to 0.95 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Guixi, Chongqing's 1990-2014 expansion area was 89%, compared to 100% in the pre-1990 area.

1988-2001  2001-2016
1988-2001  2001-2016
1988-2001  2001-2016

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Guixi, Chongqing's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.32 hectares, compared to 5.75 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1988-2001  2001-2016