Atlas of Urban Expansion

Halle
Germany
Region: Europe and Japan
2010 Population
235,706
2010 Urban Extent
9,793
hectares
2010 Density
24
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Halle in 2010 was 235,706, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.9% since 1999. The population of Halle in 1999 was 258,612, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1% since 1990, when its population was 283,271.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Halle in 2010 was 9,793 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.8% since 1999. The urban extent in 1999 was 8,941 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.2% since 1999, when its urban extent was 6,084 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Halle in 2010 was 35 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.1% since 1999. The built-up area density in 1999 was 44 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.5% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 78.96 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Halle in 2010 was 24 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.7% since 1999. The urban extent density in 1999 was 29 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.2% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 47 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 827 hectares of built-up area was added to the Halle urban extent between 1999 and 2010. Of that added built-up area, 53% was Infill, 24% was Extension, 3% was Leapfrog, and 19% was Inclusion. A total of 2,306 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 1999. Of that added built-up area, 46% was Infill, 30% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 24% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Halle 1990-2014 expansion area was 4.99 meters, compared to 7.46 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Halle occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 15%, compared to 21% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Halle's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.87 km/km2, compared to 2.17 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Halle's 1990-2014 expansion area was 96%, compared to 98% in the pre-1990 area.

1990-1999  1999-2010
1990-1999  1999-2010
1990-1999  1999-2010

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Halle's 1990-2014 expansion area was 1.63 hectares, compared to 4.3 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-1999  1999-2010