Atlas of Urban Expansion

Xucheng, Jiangsu
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
176,753
2013 Urban Extent
6,052
hectares
2013 Density
29
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Xucheng, Jiangsu in 2013 was 176,753, increasing at an average annual rate of 8.3% since 2000. The population of Xucheng, Jiangsu in 2000 was 60,225, increasing at an average annual rate of 16.6% since 1990, when its population was 11,599.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Xucheng, Jiangsu in 2013 was 6,052 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 15.6% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 805 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 23.8% since 2000, when its urban extent was 76 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Xucheng, Jiangsu in 2013 was 51 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.8% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 157 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.6% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 369.28 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Xucheng, Jiangsu in 2013 was 29 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.3% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 75 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -7.2% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 152 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 3,097 hectares of built-up area was added to the Xucheng, Jiangsu urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 6% was Infill, 76% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 17% was Inclusion. A total of 351 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 3% was Infill, 0% was Extension, 70% was Leapfrog, and 27% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Xucheng, Jiangsu 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.43 meters, compared to 8.51 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Xucheng, Jiangsu occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 17%, compared to 14% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Xucheng, Jiangsu's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.31 km/km2, compared to 1.82 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Xucheng, Jiangsu's 1990-2014 expansion area was 92%, compared to 100% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Xucheng, Jiangsu's 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.39 hectares, compared to 6.93 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013