Atlas of Urban Expansion

Malegaon
India
Region: South and Central Asia
2014 Population
461,737
2014 Urban Extent
2,526
hectares
2014 Density
183
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Malegaon in 2014 was 461,737, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.7% since 2000. The population of Malegaon in 2000 was 311,046, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.2% since 1991, when its population was 253,609.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Malegaon in 2014 was 2,526 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.3% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 1,345 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.4% since 2000, when its urban extent was 987 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Malegaon in 2014 was 322 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.9% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 491 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.7% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 624.67 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Malegaon in 2014 was 183 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.6% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 231 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.2% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 257 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 797 hectares of built-up area was added to the Malegaon urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 27% was Infill, 62% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 11% was Inclusion. A total of 228 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 31% was Infill, 50% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 19% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Malegaon 1990-2014 expansion area was 9.34 meters, compared to 7.94 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Malegaon occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 28%, compared to 17% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Malegaon's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.84 km/km2, compared to 1.06 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Malegaon's 1990-2014 expansion area was 78%, compared to 82% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Malegaon's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.67 hectares, compared to 5.92 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2000  2000-2014