Atlas of Urban Expansion

Pune
India
Region: South and Central Asia
2011 Population
5,509,160
2011 Urban Extent
45,944
hectares
2011 Density
120
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Pune in 2011 was 5,509,160, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.1% since 2001. The population of Pune in 2001 was 3,676,767, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.3% since 1991, when its population was 1,752,854.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Pune in 2011 was 45,944 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.5% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 22,065 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 13.8% since 2001, when its urban extent was 5,427 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Pune in 2011 was 170 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4.8% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 273 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.8% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 668.27 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Pune in 2011 was 120 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.4% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 167 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.5% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 323 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 18,858 hectares of built-up area was added to the Pune urban extent between 2001 and 2011. Of that added built-up area, 23% was Infill, 61% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 15% was Inclusion. A total of 10,856 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 22% was Infill, 52% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 25% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Pune 1990-2014 expansion area was 9.98 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

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

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Pune's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.36 km/km2, compared to 2.07 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Pune's 1990-2014 expansion area was 91%, compared to 98% in the pre-1990 area.

1991-2001  2001-2011
1991-2001  2001-2011
1991-2001  2001-2011

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Pune's 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.37 hectares, compared to 4.9 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2001  2001-2011