Atlas of Urban Expansion

Haikou, Hainan
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
1,247,662
2013 Urban Extent
13,996
hectares
2013 Density
89
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Haikou, Hainan in 2013 was 1,247,662, increasing at an average annual rate of 4% since 2001. The population of Haikou, Hainan in 2001 was 756,043, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.2% since 1991, when its population was 501,814.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Haikou, Hainan in 2013 was 13,996 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.2% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 6,482 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 5.8% since 2001, when its urban extent was 3,672 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Haikou, Hainan in 2013 was 141 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.6% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 195 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.8% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 210.92 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Haikou, Hainan in 2013 was 89 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.2% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 117 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.6% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 137 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 4,999 hectares of built-up area was added to the Haikou, Hainan urban extent between 2001 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 22% was Infill, 63% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 15% was Inclusion. A total of 1,488 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 22% was Infill, 63% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 14% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Haikou, Hainan 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.9 meters, compared to 7.02 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Haikou, Hainan occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 21%, compared to 13% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Haikou, Hainan's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.6 km/km2, compared to 2.04 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Haikou, Hainan's 1990-2014 expansion area was 92%, compared to 96% in the pre-1990 area.

1991-2001  2001-2013
1991-2001  2001-2013
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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Haikou, Hainan's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.31 hectares, compared to 4.63 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2001  2001-2013