Atlas of Urban Expansion

Suining, Sichuan
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
439,801
2013 Urban Extent
3,027
hectares
2013 Density
145
persons/hectare
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Population

The Population of Suining, Sichuan in 2013 was 439,801, increasing at an average annual rate of 2% since 2000. The population of Suining, Sichuan in 2000 was 340,355, increasing at an average annual rate of 15% since 1988, when its population was 57,707.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Suining, Sichuan in 2013 was 3,027 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.9% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 1,078 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.6% since 2000, when its urban extent was 493 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Suining, Sichuan in 2013 was 227 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.2% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 450 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.7% since 1988 when the built-up area density was 180.72 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Suining, Sichuan in 2013 was 145 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.9% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 316 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 8.4% since 1988 when the urban extent density was 117 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 1,182 hectares of built-up area was added to the Suining, Sichuan urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 12% was Infill, 74% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 14% was Inclusion. A total of 437 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1988 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 21% was Infill, 68% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 11% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Suining, Sichuan 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.89 meters, compared to 9.3 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Suining, Sichuan occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 16%, compared to 26% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Suining, Sichuan's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.77 km/km2, compared to 2.64 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Suining, Sichuan's 1990-2014 expansion area was 96%, compared to 100% in the pre-1990 area.

1988-2000  2000-2013
1988-2000  2000-2013
1988-2000  2000-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Suining, Sichuan's 1990-2014 expansion area was 1.76 hectares, compared to 7.18 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1988-2000  2000-2013