Atlas of Urban Expansion

Tashkent
Uzbekistan
Region: South and Central Asia
2013 Population
3,428,914
2013 Urban Extent
102,000
hectares
2013 Density
34
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Tashkent in 2013 was 3,428,914, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.2% since 1999. The population of Tashkent in 1999 was 2,886,114, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.4% since 1990, when its population was 2,314,220.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Tashkent in 2013 was 102,000 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.3% since 1999. The urban extent in 1999 was 85,620 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 5.7% since 1999, when its urban extent was 50,621 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Tashkent in 2013 was 54 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.2% since 1999. The built-up area density in 1999 was 55 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.1% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 88.31 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Tashkent in 2013 was 34 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0% since 1999. The urban extent density in 1999 was 34 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.3% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 46 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 11,418 hectares of built-up area was added to the Tashkent urban extent between 1999 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 45% was Infill, 8% was Extension, 2% was Leapfrog, and 45% was Inclusion. A total of 25,823 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 1999. Of that added built-up area, 45% was Infill, 18% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 36% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Tashkent 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.71 meters, compared to 7.81 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Tashkent occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 17%, compared to 24% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Tashkent's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.9 km/km2, compared to 1.03 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Tashkent's 1990-2014 expansion area was 76%, compared to 79% in the pre-1990 area.

1990-1999  1999-2013
1990-1999  1999-2013
1990-1999  1999-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Tashkent's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.27 hectares, compared to 5.47 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-1999  1999-2013