Atlas of Urban Expansion

Vienna
Austria
Region: Europe and Japan
2013 Population
2,025,195
2013 Urban Extent
53,347
hectares
2013 Density
38
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Vienna in 2013 was 2,025,195, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.1% since 2000. The population of Vienna in 2000 was 1,760,685, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.4% since 1991, when its population was 1,551,706.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Vienna in 2013 was 53,347 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 46,697 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.6% since 2000, when its urban extent was 30,521 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Vienna in 2013 was 55 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.2% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 57 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 90.08 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Vienna in 2013 was 38 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.1% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 38 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -3.2% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 51 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 5,584 hectares of built-up area was added to the Vienna urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 50% was Infill, 14% was Extension, 2% was Leapfrog, and 34% was Inclusion. A total of 13,751 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 47% was Infill, 18% was Extension, 2% was Leapfrog, and 33% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Vienna 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.31 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Vienna occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 17%, compared to 25% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Vienna's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.75 km/km2, compared to 2.01 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Vienna's 1990-2014 expansion area was 95%, compared to 98% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Vienna's 1990-2014 expansion area was 3.13 hectares, compared to 13.51 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2000  2000-2013