Atlas of Urban Expansion

Zwolle
Netherlands
Region: Europe and Japan
2014 Population
108,237
2014 Urban Extent
4,322
hectares
2014 Density
25
persons/hectare
Areas and Densities
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Population

The Population of Zwolle in 2014 was 108,237, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.2% since 2000. The population of Zwolle in 2000 was 92,139, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.4% since 1990, when its population was 79,950.

Urban Extent

The Urban Extent of Zwolle in 2014 was 4,322 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.8% since 2000. The urban extent in 2000 was 3,864 hectares, increasing at an average annual rate of 1.8% since 2000, when its urban extent was 3,224 hectares.

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Density

Built-up Area Density in Zwolle in 2014 was 34 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.1% since 2000. The built-up area density in 2000 was 33 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.6% since 1990 when the built-up area density was 35.49 persons per hectare.

The Urban Extent Density in Zwolle in 2014 was 25 persons per hectare, increasing at an average annual rate of 0.4% since 2000. The urban extent density in 2000 was 24 persons per hectare, decreasing at an average annual rate of -0.4% since 1990 when the urban extent density was 25 persons per hectare.

Composition of Added Area

A total of 433 hectares of built-up area was added to the Zwolle urban extent between 2000 and 2014. Of that added built-up area, 48% was Infill, 39% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 12% was Inclusion. A total of 511 hectares of built-up area was added to the urban extent between 1990 and 2000. Of that added built-up area, 36% was Infill, 51% was Extension, 0% was Leapfrog, and 14% was Inclusion.

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Roads

Average road width in the Zwolle 1990-2014 expansion area was 6.61 meters, compared to 8.85 meters in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area in Zwolle occupied by roads in the 1990-2014 expansion area was 26%, compared to 16% in the pre-1990 area.

Arterial Roads

The density of arterial roads in Zwolle's 1990-2014 expansion was 1.5 km/km2, compared to 1.66 km/km2 in its pre-1990 area.

The share of built-up area within walking distance of an arterial road in Zwolle's 1990-2014 expansion area was 93%, compared to 95% in the pre-1990 area.

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Blocks and Plots

Average block size in Zwolle's 1990-2014 expansion area was 5.66 hectares, compared to 4.1 hectares in its pre-1990 area.

1990-2000  2000-2014