Atlas of Urban Expansion

Jequie
Brazil
Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
2014 Population
128,045
2014 Urban Extent
3,470
hectares
2014 Density
37
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Jequie in 2014 was 128,045, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.2% since 2001. The population of Jequie in 2001 was 131,027, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.7% since 1992, when its population was 123,038.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Jequie in 2014 was 3,470 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.3% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 2,930 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.8% since 2001, when its urban extent was 1,928 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Jequie in 2014 was 51 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 58 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.9% since 1992 when the built-up area density was 96.83 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Jequie in 2014 was 37 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.5% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 45 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4.1% since 1992 when the urban extent density was 64 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 262 hectares of built-up area was added to the Jequie urban extent between 2001 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 29% was Infill, 54% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 17% was Inclusion. A total of 978 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1992 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 32% was Infill, 67% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 2% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Jequie 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.56 meters, compared to 6.23 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Jequie occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 26%, compared to 16% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Jequie's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.02 km/km2, compared to 1.2 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Jequie's 1990-2014 expansion area was 79%, compared to 83% in the pre-1990 area.

1992-2001  2001-2014
1992-2001  2001-2014
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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Jequie's 1990-2014 expansion area was 4.23 hectares, compared to 3.06 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1992-2001  2001-2014