Atlas of Urban Expansion

Zhuji, Zhejiang
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
979,670
2013 Urban Extent
89,168
hectares
2013 Density
11
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Zhuji, Zhejiang in 2013 was 979,670, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.7% since 2000. The population of Zhuji, Zhejiang in 2000 was 695,581, increasing at an average annual rate of 6.4% since 1990, when its population was 367,695.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Zhuji, Zhejiang in 2013 was 89,168 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 2.5% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 64,347 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 8% since 2000, when its urban extent was 29,170 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Zhuji, Zhejiang in 2013 was 22 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.5% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 24 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -2.5% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 30.72 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Zhuji, Zhejiang in 2013 was 11 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.1% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 11 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -1.5% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 13 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 14,695 hectares of built-up area was added to the Zhuji, Zhejiang urban extent between 2000 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 36% was Infill, 20% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 43% was Inclusion. A total of 17,159 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 20% was Infill, 25% was Extension, 1% was Leapfrog, and 53% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Zhuji, Zhejiang 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.8 meters, compared to 8.54 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Zhuji, Zhejiang occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 23%, compared to 22% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Zhuji, Zhejiang's 1990-2014 expansion was 0.59 km/km2, compared to 0.68 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Zhuji, Zhejiang's 1990-2014 expansion area was 57%, compared to 60% in the pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013
1990-2000  2000-2013
1990-2000  2000-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Zhuji, Zhejiang's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.87 hectares, compared to 5.83 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2013