Atlas of Urban Expansion

Jaipur
India
Region: South and Central Asia
2014 Population
2,938,602
2014 Urban Extent
30,390
hectares
2014 Density
97
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Jaipur in 2014 was 2,938,602, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.1% since 2000. The population of Jaipur in 2000 was 2,508,689, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.3% since 1989, when its population was 1,555,856.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Jaipur in 2014 was 30,390 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.5% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 18,570 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.4% since 2000, when its urban extent was 6,628 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Jaipur in 2014 was 153 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.8% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 196 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.2% since 1989 when the built-up area density was 386.71 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Jaipur in 2014 was 97 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.4% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 135 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5% since 1989 when the urban extent density was 235 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 6,471 hectares of built-up area was added to the Jaipur urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 25% was Infill, 69% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 7% was Inclusion. A total of 8,764 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1989 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 14% was Infill, 74% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 11% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Jaipur 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.39 meters, compared to 6.48 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Jaipur occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 27%, compared to 18% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Jaipur's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.38 km/km2, compared to 1.95 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Jaipur's 1990-2014 expansion area was 90%, compared to 96% in the pre-1990 area.

1989-2000  2000-2014
1989-2000  2000-2014
1989-2000  2000-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Jaipur's 1990-2014 expansion area was 1.74 hectares, compared to 2.16 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1989-2000  2000-2014