Table 10 : Illustrative Examples of Gross Population and Flat Densities for Sites
in New Development Areas in Residential Zones

[Table Summary]

Persons per hectare of Development Site Area :
Location Zone R1 - DSA area
(3 ha)
Zone R1 - DSA area
(5 ha)
Zone R1 - DSA area
(15 ha)
Zone R2 - DSA area
(3 ha)
Zone R2 -  DSA area
(5 ha)
Zone R2 - DSA area
(15 ha)
Zone R3 - DSA area
(any)
Main Urban Areas              
Hong Kong Island 1 950 1 450 1 600 900 900 800 300
Kowloon 2 450 1 800 2 000 900 900 800 300
Tsuen Wan/Kwai Tsing 2 200 1 650 1 800 1 450 1 450 1 300 450
New Towns              

R1 plot ratio 8

2 550 1 900 2 050 1 450 1 450 1 300 450
R1 plot ratio 6.5 (example) 2 300 1 700 1 850        

Other areas RR1 RR2 RR3 RR4 RR5 V
  1 200 500 200 100 50 400

Flats per hectare of Development Site Area:
Location Zone R1 -  DSA area
(3 ha)
Zone R1 - DSA area
(5 ha)
Zone R1 - DSA area
(15 ha)
Zone R2 -  DSA area
(3 ha)
Zone R2 - DSA area
(5 ha)
Zone R2 - DSA area
(15 ha)
Zone R3 - DSA area
(any)

Main Urban Areas

             
Hong Kong Island 750 560 610 340 340 310 120
Kowloon 950 700 770 340 340 310 120
Tsuen Wan/Kwai Tsing 880 650 620 580 580 520 180
New Towns              

R1 plot ratio 8

1 030 760 830 580 580 520 180
R1 plot ratio 6.5 (example) 880 650 710        

Other areas RR1 RR2 RR3 RR4 RR5 V
  500 200 60 30 20 130

Note: These densities are for illustrative purposes only and do not represent targets. They are based on assumptions on typical flat size and persons per flat values and the recommended plot ratios from Tables 1, 2 and 3.

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   Last revision date : July 2016