Atlas of Urban Expansion

Tel Aviv
Israel
Region: Western Asia and North Africa
2014 Population
2,774,395
2014 Urban Extent
54,319
hectares
2014 Density
51
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Tel Aviv in 2014 was 2,774,395, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.5% since 2000. The population of Tel Aviv in 2000 was 1,953,109, increasing at an average annual rate of 5.5% since 1987, when its population was 967,661.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Tel Aviv in 2014 was 54,319 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.7% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 37,025 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.5% since 2000, when its urban extent was 10,963 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Tel Aviv in 2014 was 83 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.3% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 86 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.4% since 1987 when the built-up area density was 132.49 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Tel Aviv in 2014 was 51 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.2% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 53 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -4% since 1987 when the urban extent density was 88 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 10,731 hectares of built-up area was added to the Tel Aviv urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 34% was Infill, 33% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 32% was Inclusion. A total of 15,362 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1987 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 20% was Infill, 40% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 40% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Tel Aviv 1990-2014 expansion area was 9.49 meters, compared to 8.12 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Tel Aviv occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 28%, compared to 22% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Tel Aviv's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.13 km/km2, compared to 2.03 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Tel Aviv's 1990-2014 expansion area was 81%, compared to 97% in the pre-1990 area.

1987-2000  2000-2014
1987-2000  2000-2014
1987-2000  2000-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Tel Aviv's 1990-2014 expansion area was 4.15 hectares, compared to 4.22 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1987-2000  2000-2014