Atlas of Urban Expansion

Tangshan, Hebei
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
2,699,870
2013 Urban Extent
90,235
hectares
2013 Density
30
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Tangshan, Hebei in 2013 was 2,699,870, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.6% since 2000. The population of Tangshan, Hebei in 2000 was 1,139,998, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.4% since 1990, when its population was 819,328.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Tangshan, Hebei in 2013 was 90,235 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 12% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 18,882 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 5% since 2000, when its urban extent was 11,516 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Tangshan, Hebei in 2013 was 46 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.2% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 91 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.5% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 105.49 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Tangshan, Hebei in 2013 was 30 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.4% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 60 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.7% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 71 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 45,652 hectares of built-up area was added to the Tangshan, Hebei urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 6% was Infill, 45% was Extension, 2% was Leapfrog, and 47% was Inclusion. A total of 4,801 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 19% was Infill, 36% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 43% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Tangshan, Hebei 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.35 meters, compared to 9.07 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Tangshan, Hebei occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 18%, compared to 20% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Tangshan, Hebei's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.76 km/km2, compared to 1.37 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Tangshan, Hebei's 1990-2014 expansion area was 63%, compared to 86% in the pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013
1990-2000  2000-2013
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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Tangshan, Hebei's 1990-2014 expansion area was 4.86 hectares, compared to 7.65 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013