Atlas of Urban Expansion

Kaiping, Guangdong
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2014 Population
191,749
2014 Urban Extent
3,227
hectares
2014 Density
59
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Kaiping, Guangdong in 2014 was 191,749, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.1% since 2000. The population of Kaiping, Guangdong in 2000 was 188,290, increasing at an average annual rate of 16.1% since 1990, when its population was 35,194.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Kaiping, Guangdong in 2014 was 3,227 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.5% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 2,627 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 22.4% since 2000, when its urban extent was 254 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Kaiping, Guangdong in 2014 was 94 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.9% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 122 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.1% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 257.43 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Kaiping, Guangdong in 2014 was 59 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.3% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 72 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.3% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 139 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 507 hectares of built-up area was added to the Kaiping, Guangdong urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 41% was Infill, 0% was Extension, 28% was Leapfrog, and 30% was Inclusion. A total of 1,400 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 6% was Infill, 67% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 26% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Kaiping, Guangdong 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.29 meters, compared to 10.59 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Kaiping, Guangdong occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 20%, compared to 21% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Kaiping, Guangdong's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.35 km/km2, compared to 1.97 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Kaiping, Guangdong's 1990-2014 expansion area was 92%, compared to 100% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Kaiping, Guangdong's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.87 hectares, compared to 2.53 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014