Sunday, August 01, 2010
According Annual Report 2009, 3.02 millions residents lives in HDB apartments, out of 3.7 millions residents, this means 82% (non-residents are not allowed to own HDB apartments but they can live in apartments owned by residents, also they are allowed to own apartments in private condominiums taller than 6 storeys but not landed houses or apartments in low-rise condominiums). This means an average of 3.4 people per apartment and 28 sqm per person. For comparision, in 1968 were in average 6.2 people per apartment (average apartment size around 40 sqm)."
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