Atlas of Urban Expansion

Jinju
Korea, Rep.
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2014 Population
317,194
2014 Urban Extent
23,390
hectares
2014 Density
14
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Jinju in 2014 was 317,194, increasing at an average annual rate of 5.1% since 2000. The population of Jinju in 2000 was 154,175, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.2% since 1988, when its population was 200,588.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Jinju in 2014 was 23,390 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 14.3% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 3,115 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1% since 2000, when its urban extent was 2,746 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Jinju in 2014 was 24 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.9% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 71 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.4% since 1988 when the built-up area density was 107.86 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Jinju in 2014 was 14 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -9.2% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 49 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.2% since 1988 when the urban extent density was 73 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 11,274 hectares of built-up area was added to the Jinju urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 12% was Infill, 46% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 42% was Inclusion. A total of 302 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1988 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 55% was Infill, 28% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 17% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Jinju 1990-2014 expansion area was 10.05 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Jinju occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 25%, compared to 25% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Jinju's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.27 km/km2, compared to 2.35 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Jinju's 1990-2014 expansion area was 80%, compared to 97% in the pre-1990 area.

1988-2000  2000-2014
1988-2000  2000-2014
1988-2000  2000-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Jinju's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.18 hectares, compared to 3.85 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1988-2000  2000-2014