Atlas of Urban Expansion

Yulin, Guangxi
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2009 Population
633,381
2009 Urban Extent
18,093
hectares
2009 Density
35
persons/hectare
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Population

The Population of Yulin, Guangxi in 2009 was 633,381, increasing at an average annual rate of 7.3% since 2000. The population of Yulin, Guangxi in 2000 was 345,816, increasing at an average annual rate of 3.6% since 1991, when its population was 250,302.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Yulin, Guangxi in 2009 was 18,093 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 13.4% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 5,972 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 11.6% since 2000, when its urban extent was 2,095 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Yulin, Guangxi in 2009 was 59 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 89 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.6% since 1991 when the built-up area density was 194.47 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Yulin, Guangxi in 2009 was 35 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -6.1% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 58 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8% since 1991 when the urban extent density was 119 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 6,881 hectares of built-up area was added to the Yulin, Guangxi urban extent between 2000 and 2009. Of that added built-up area, 15% was Infill, 45% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 39% was Inclusion. A total of 2,583 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1991 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 13% was Infill, 64% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 23% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Yulin, Guangxi 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.03 meters, compared to 8.11 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Yulin, Guangxi occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 20%, compared to 18% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Yulin, Guangxi's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.98 km/km2, compared to 1.77 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Yulin, Guangxi's 1990-2014 expansion area was 72%, compared to 97% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Yulin, Guangxi's 1990-2014 expansion area was 3.81 hectares, compared to 5.84 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1991-2000  2000-2009