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PeriodNumber of domestic households ('000)Average domestic household sizeOwner-occupiers as a proportion of total number of domestic households (%)Owner-occupiers in public sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in public sector housing (%)Owner-occupiers in private sector housing as a proportion of total number of domestic households in private sector housing (%)
2014 2 432.4 2.9 50.9 32.7 66.4
2015 2 471.1 2.9 50.3 32.2 65.7
2016 2 498.9 2.8 50.4 31.9 65.8
3/2016 - 5/2016 2 488.3 2.8 50.5 32.0 66.3
4/2016 - 6/2016 2 498.4 2.8 50.4 31.9 66.1
5/2016 - 7/2016 2 504.6 2.8 50.4 32.0 66.0
6/2016 - 8/2016 2 511.4 2.8 50.4 32.0 66.0
7/2016 - 9/2016 2 509.1 2.8 50.1 31.9 65.5
8/2016 - 10/2016 2 507.0 2.8 49.9 31.8 65.3
9/2016 - 11/2016 2 503.7 2.8 49.7 31.9 64.8
10/2016 - 12/2016 2 506.8 2.8 49.8 31.7 65.2
11/2016 - 1/2017 2 510.5 2.8 50.0 31.7 65.6
12/2016 - 2/2017 2 510.4 2.8 49.8 31.9 65.0
1/2017 - 3/2017 2 512.0 2.8 49.3 31.8 64.3
2/2017 - 4/2017 2 517.5 2.8 49.2 31.9 64.0
3/2017 - 5/2017 2 522.9 2.8 49.1 32.0 63.6
4/2017 - 6/2017 2 531.2 2.8 48.9 32.0 63.0
5/2017 - 7/2017 2 539.3 2.8 48.7 31.8 63.0
Notes : Starting from 2001, annual figures are compiled based on data collected in the General Household Survey from January to December of the year concerned as well as the mid-year population estimates by District Council district compiled jointly by the Census and Statistics Department and an inter-departmental Working Group on Population Distribution Projections.
 Owner-occupiers refer to the domestic households which own the quarters they occupy.
 Public sector housing includes public rental flats and interim housing flats provided by Housing Authority (HA); and public rental flats and Senior Citizen Residences Scheme flats provided by the Housing Society (HS); subsidized sale flats provided by HA under the Home Ownership Scheme (HOS), Private Sector Participation Scheme (PSPS), Tenants Purchase Scheme (TPS), Buy or Rent Option Scheme (BRO), Mortgage Subsidy Scheme (MSS) and Middle Income Housing Scheme (MIH); and flats provided by HS under the Flat-For-Sale Scheme (FFSS), Sandwich Class Housing Scheme (SCHS) and Subsidised Sale Flats Scheme (SSFS); and flats in Urban Renewal Authority Subsidised Sale Flats Scheme; and Public Temporary housing. As from Q1 2002, subsidized sale flats that can be traded in open market are excluded.
 Private sector housing includes private housing blocks, flats built under the Urban Improvement Scheme of the Hong Kong Housing Society, villas/bungalows/modern village houses, simple stone structures, quarters in non-residential buildings and private temporary housing. As from Q1 2002, subsidized sale flats that can be traded in open market are also put under this category.
Source : Social Analysis and Research Section (2),
Census and Statistics Department
(Enquiry telephone no. : 2887 5508
 Enquiry e-mail : ghs@censtatd.gov.hk)



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