According to the 2016 Population By-census (Hong Kong Government, 2016), the three dominating district council districts with a higher number of subdivided flats are Yau Tsim Mong District (21,500), Sham Shui Po District (15,400) and Kowloon City (9,000). Let us have a look at the living environment of the Sham Shui Po District.


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  • Busy Streets
    Buildings with sub-divided flats are often located at busy streets.
  • Lease
    Residential flats for lease.
  • The entrances
    The entrances to the buildings with sub-divided flats are often hidden between shops on busy streets.
  • Higher electricity bill
    Occupants in sub-divided flats often have to pay higher electricity bill than do the other residents.
  • How crowded
    How crowded occupants live can be expected from counting the number of mailboxes of a building.
  • Laundry
    Occupants often dry their laundry outdoor.