Atlas of Urban Expansion

Yucheng, Zhejiang
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2014 Population
485,305
2014 Urban Extent
13,679
hectares
2014 Density
35
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Yucheng, Zhejiang in 2014 was 485,305, increasing at an average annual rate of 8.2% since 2000. The population of Yucheng, Zhejiang in 2000 was 142,977, increasing at an average annual rate of 9.5% since 1990, when its population was 60,050.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Yucheng, Zhejiang in 2014 was 13,679 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.5% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 5,177 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 10.3% since 2000, when its urban extent was 2,034 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Yucheng, Zhejiang in 2014 was 53 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 50 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.5% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 51.87 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Yucheng, Zhejiang in 2014 was 35 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.7% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 28 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.7% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 30 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 6,223 hectares of built-up area was added to the Yucheng, Zhejiang urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 20% was Infill, 22% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 56% was Inclusion. A total of 1,730 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 17% was Infill, 19% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 64% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Yucheng, Zhejiang 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.8 meters, compared to 5.46 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Yucheng, Zhejiang occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 16%, compared to 17% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Yucheng, Zhejiang's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.97 km/km2, compared to 1.78 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Yucheng, Zhejiang's 1990-2014 expansion area was 71%, compared to 83% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Yucheng, Zhejiang's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.58 hectares, compared to 13.12 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014