Atlas of Urban Expansion

Pingxiang, Jiangxi
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
757,573
2013 Urban Extent
30,815
hectares
2013 Density
25
persons/hectare
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Population

The Population of Pingxiang, Jiangxi in 2013 was 757,573, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.4% since 1999. The population of Pingxiang, Jiangxi in 1999 was 475,926, increasing at an average annual rate of 8.4% since 1989, when its population was 192,628.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Pingxiang, Jiangxi in 2013 was 30,815 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4% since 1999. The urban extent in 1999 was 17,859 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 10.3% since 1999, when its urban extent was 5,837 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Pingxiang, Jiangxi in 2013 was 50 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.5% since 1999. The built-up area density in 1999 was 53 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.6% since 1989 when the built-up area density was 70.14 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Pingxiang, Jiangxi in 2013 was 25 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.6% since 1999. The urban extent density in 1999 was 27 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2% since 1989 when the urban extent density was 33 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 6,321 hectares of built-up area was added to the Pingxiang, Jiangxi urban extent between 1999 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 22% was Infill, 33% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 45% was Inclusion. A total of 6,197 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1989 and 1999. Of that added built-up area, 15% was Infill, 36% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 49% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Pingxiang, Jiangxi 1990-2014 expansion area was 8.07 meters, compared to 8.36 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Pingxiang, Jiangxi occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 15%, compared to 21% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Pingxiang, Jiangxi's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.67 km/km2, compared to 1.09 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Pingxiang, Jiangxi's 1990-2014 expansion area was 63%, compared to 66% in the pre-1990 area.

1989-1999  1999-2013
1989-1999  1999-2013
1989-1999  1999-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Pingxiang, Jiangxi's 1990-2014 expansion area was 3.85 hectares, compared to 9.88 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1989-1999  1999-2013