Atlas of Urban Expansion

Nikolaev
Ukraine
Region: Europe and Japan
2013 Population
334,691
2013 Urban Extent
9,149
hectares
2013 Density
37
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Nikolaev in 2013 was 334,691, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.3% since 2000. The population of Nikolaev in 2000 was 347,486, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.1% since 1989, when its population was 351,234.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Nikolaev in 2013 was 9,149 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.1% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 9,077 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.1% since 2000, when its urban extent was 7,191 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Nikolaev in 2013 was 51 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.4% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 53 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.1% since 1989 when the built-up area density was 67.99 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Nikolaev in 2013 was 37 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.4% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 38 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.1% since 1989 when the urban extent density was 49 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 55 hectares of built-up area was added to the Nikolaev urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 69% was Infill, 15% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 15% was Inclusion. A total of 1,371 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1989 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 37% was Infill, 21% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 41% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Nikolaev 1990-2014 expansion area was 8.88 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Nikolaev occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 13%, compared to 25% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Nikolaev's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.8 km/km2, compared to 0.9 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Nikolaev's 1990-2014 expansion area was 67%, compared to 72% in the pre-1990 area.

1989-2000  2000-2013
1989-2000  2000-2013
1989-2000  2000-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Nikolaev's 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.61 hectares, compared to 6.67 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1989-2000  2000-2013