Atlas of Urban Expansion

Hyderabad
India
Region: South and Central Asia
2014 Population
7,609,285
2014 Urban Extent
72,998
hectares
2014 Density
104
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Hyderabad in 2014 was 7,609,285, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.7% since 1999. The population of Hyderabad in 1999 was 5,067,000, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.8% since 1990, when its population was 3,906,590.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Hyderabad in 2014 was 72,998 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.7% since 1999. The urban extent in 1999 was 41,958 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.1% since 1999, when its urban extent was 21,668 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Hyderabad in 2014 was 165 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1% since 1999. The built-up area density in 1999 was 190 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.2% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 308.36 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Hyderabad in 2014 was 104 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1% since 1999. The urban extent density in 1999 was 121 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4.3% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 180 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 19,501 hectares of built-up area was added to the Hyderabad urban extent between 1999 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 29% was Infill, 53% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 18% was Inclusion. A total of 13,996 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 1999. Of that added built-up area, 32% was Infill, 45% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 22% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Hyderabad 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.16 meters, compared to 7.63 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Hyderabad 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 Hyderabad's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.31 km/km2, compared to 1.92 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Hyderabad's 1990-2014 expansion area was 90%, compared to 98% in the pre-1990 area.

1990-1999  1999-2014
1990-1999  1999-2014
1990-1999  1999-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Hyderabad's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.26 hectares, compared to 3.03 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-1999  1999-2014