Atlas of Urban Expansion

Xingping, Shaanxi
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
193,390
2013 Urban Extent
5,522
hectares
2013 Density
35
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Xingping, Shaanxi in 2013 was 193,390, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.9% since 2000. The population of Xingping, Shaanxi in 2000 was 68,813, increasing at an average annual rate of 7% since 1992, when its population was 39,458.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Xingping, Shaanxi in 2013 was 5,522 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 13.4% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 968 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 4.9% since 2000, when its urban extent was 657 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Xingping, Shaanxi in 2013 was 71 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.1% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 137 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.8% since 1992 when the built-up area density was 145.7 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Xingping, Shaanxi in 2013 was 35 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5.4% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 71 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.1% since 1992 when the urban extent density was 60 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 2,225 hectares of built-up area was added to the Xingping, Shaanxi urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 17% was Infill, 39% was Extension, 2% was Leapfrog, and 41% was Inclusion. A total of 231 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1992 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 40% was Infill, 29% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 30% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Xingping, Shaanxi 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.34 meters, compared to 10.72 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Xingping, Shaanxi occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 23%, compared to 27% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Xingping, Shaanxi's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.82 km/km2, compared to 1.63 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Xingping, Shaanxi's 1990-2014 expansion area was 75%, compared to 99% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Xingping, Shaanxi's 1990-2014 expansion area was 3.03 hectares, compared to 5.27 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1992-2000  2000-2013