Atlas of Urban Expansion

Ilheus
Brazil
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
2013 Population
97,888
2013 Urban Extent
2,083
hectares
2013 Density
47
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Ilheus in 2013 was 97,888, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.7% since 2001. The population of Ilheus in 2001 was 121,000, increasing at an average annual rate of 4% since 1993, when its population was 88,775.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Ilheus in 2013 was 2,083 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 1,845 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.6% since 2001, when its urban extent was 872 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Ilheus in 2013 was 65 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.2% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 97 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.9% since 1993 when the built-up area density was 166.87 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Ilheus in 2013 was 47 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.7% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 66 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.6% since 1993 when the urban extent density was 102 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 263 hectares of built-up area was added to the Ilheus urban extent between 2001 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 55% was Infill, 18% was Extension, 13% was Leapfrog, and 14% was Inclusion. A total of 730 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1993 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 21% was Infill, 12% was Extension, 16% was Leapfrog, and 50% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Ilheus 1990-2014 expansion area was 8.7 meters, compared to 6.43 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Ilheus occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 21%, compared to 18% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Ilheus's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.71 km/km2, compared to 2.34 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Ilheus's 1990-2014 expansion area was 88%, compared to 98% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Ilheus's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.46 hectares, compared to 3.34 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1993-2001  2001-2013