Atlas of Urban Expansion

Vinh Long
Vietnam
Region: Southeast Asia
2014 Population
222,220
2014 Urban Extent
6,483
hectares
2014 Density
34
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Vinh Long in 2014 was 222,220, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.1% since 2000. The population of Vinh Long in 2000 was 67,416, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.5% since 1989, when its population was 22,433.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Vinh Long in 2014 was 6,483 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 17.1% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 687 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 15.3% since 2000, when its urban extent was 117 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Vinh Long in 2014 was 59 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.6% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 181 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.1% since 1989 when the built-up area density was 412.68 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Vinh Long in 2014 was 34 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 98 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.8% since 1989 when the urban extent density was 191 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 3,420 hectares of built-up area was added to the Vinh Long urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 5% was Infill, 80% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 14% was Inclusion. A total of 318 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1989 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 12% was Infill, 61% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 27% was Inclusion.

Blocks and Roads
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Roads

Average road width in the Vinh Long 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.76 meters, compared to 0 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Vinh Long occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 18%, compared to 27% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Vinh Long's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.03 km/km2, compared to 3.63 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Vinh Long's 1990-2014 expansion area was 84%, compared to 100% in the pre-1990 area.

1989-2000  2000-2014
1989-2000  2000-2014
1989-2000  2000-2014

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Vinh Long's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.83 hectares, compared to 6.8 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1989-2000  2000-2014