In collaboration with Payame Noor University and Iranian Association For Environmental Assessment (IAEA)

Document Type : Science - Research


1 Assistant Professor, Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

2 pnu university

3 Ph.D. Department of Geography and Urban Planning, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran


livability can provide sustainable growth, effectiveness economic diversity and stable employment, increase in income and its fair distribution, self-reliance, balanced consumption, technology compatible with the environment and providing the basic needs of all urban groups. In alignment with this necessity this article aim is measuring and spatially analyzing the economic viability of Tehran metropolis. The research is applied in terms of targeting and descriptive-analytical in terms of methodology. data obtained by referring the Iran Statistics Center and the Information and Communication Technology Organization of Tehran Municipality. analyze the data and information, the Mabac model and skew and kurtosis tests, Mann-Whitney, rank average used in SPSS and ARC GIS software. According to the obtained results, in terms of economic viability, regions 6, 2, and 1 ranked first to third with the most points, and on the other hand, regions 22, 16, and 9 ranked with the lowest points. They ranked 20th to 22nd. In addition, the dominant space of economic viability in the 22 districts of Tehran metropolis is an unfavorable area. Findings shows that, it concluded that the metropolis of Tehran lacks the unity of economic viability and these spatial heterogeneities between the northern regions and other regions of Tehran are very high. this average rank difference for the southern half is 16.17 the central half is 8 the eastern half is 16.60 and the western half is 15.29. Meanwhile, the greatest difference of the northern half regions is with the southern half and the lowest is central half regions.


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