Atlas of Urban Expansion

Tianjin, Tianjin
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
10,056,078
2013 Urban Extent
236,292
hectares
2013 Density
43
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Tianjin, Tianjin in 2013 was 10,056,078, increasing at an average annual rate of 5.7% since 2000. The population of Tianjin, Tianjin in 2000 was 4,723,410, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.9% since 1990, when its population was 4,335,420.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Tianjin, Tianjin in 2013 was 236,292 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 13.7% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 38,365 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.5% since 2000, when its urban extent was 27,245 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Tianjin, Tianjin in 2013 was 66 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.3% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 173 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.3% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 215.43 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Tianjin, Tianjin in 2013 was 43 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 123 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.7% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 159 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 125,110 hectares of built-up area was added to the Tianjin, Tianjin urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 9% was Infill, 60% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 31% was Inclusion. A total of 7,207 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 12% was Infill, 34% was Extension, 9% was Leapfrog, and 45% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Tianjin, Tianjin 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.02 meters, compared to 16.29 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Tianjin, Tianjin occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 21%, compared to 35% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Tianjin, Tianjin's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.77 km/km2, compared to 2.32 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Tianjin, Tianjin's 1990-2014 expansion area was 69%, compared to 97% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Tianjin, Tianjin's 1990-2014 expansion area was 3.3 hectares, compared to 9.14 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013