Atlas of Urban Expansion

Zunyi, Guizhou
China
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
2013 Population
534,107
2013 Urban Extent
8,674
hectares
2013 Density
62
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Zunyi, Guizhou in 2013 was 534,107, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.5% since 2001. The population of Zunyi, Guizhou in 2001 was 501,484, increasing at an average annual rate of 23.4% since 1988, when its population was 24,968.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Zunyi, Guizhou in 2013 was 8,674 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 8.6% since 2001. The urban extent in 2001 was 2,916 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 21.4% since 2001, when its urban extent was 187 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Zunyi, Guizhou in 2013 was 96 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.5% since 2001. The built-up area density in 2001 was 281 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0% since 1988 when the built-up area density was 279.66 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Zunyi, Guizhou in 2013 was 62 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -8.1% since 2001. The urban extent density in 2001 was 172 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 2% since 1988 when the urban extent density was 133 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 3,781 hectares of built-up area was added to the Zunyi, Guizhou urban extent between 2001 and 2013. Of that added built-up area, 14% was Infill, 66% was Extension, 3% was Leapfrog, and 17% was Inclusion. A total of 1,698 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1988 and 2001. Of that added built-up area, 11% was Infill, 31% was Extension, 4% was Leapfrog, and 55% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Zunyi, Guizhou 1990-2014 expansion area was 7.21 meters, compared to 6.73 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Zunyi, Guizhou occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 17%, compared to 20% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Zunyi, Guizhou's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.44 km/km2, compared to 2.17 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

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

1988-2001  2001-2013
1988-2001  2001-2013
1988-2001  2001-2013

Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Zunyi, Guizhou's 1990-2014 expansion area was 2.97 hectares, compared to 7.19 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1988-2001  2001-2013