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In Hong Kong, children from richer families usually live in apartments larger than 1,000sqft, or houses. The most expensive house in Hong Kong costs HKD$819mn, and is 4,661sqft large. Apartments in Hong Kong sized 1,000sqft or above typically cost around HKD$40,000 to HKD$70,000 to rent per month.
Most children from richer families will usually have a double bed (if they do not share their room), which is approximately 5 feet by 6 feet and 6 inches, or around 30 sq ft, 1.5X larger than the average coffin and cage home.
Their bathrooms are completely private, and quite large. They are fully equipped with a shower (or bath), toilet and basin. They usually have their own bathrooms, unlike a middle-class family, which usually will have to share.
Most poor people in Hong Kong aren't homeless. They most often live in cage homes or coffin homes, which are lots of cages or tiny living areas made by dividing a larger apartment, and renting them out at disproportionate prices by the landlord. The average size of a cage and coffin home is around 20sqft. A cage home can cost $1,300 a month to rent, and a coffin home around $1,700 a month.
A coffin home resident's 'bed' looks something like this. It is essentially a mattress that just covers the entire bottom of their living space, which they sit, eat and sleep on. If they are lucky and get a slightly larger apartment, around 60 sqft, then they may be able to have a bunk bed to share, but for coffin homes, this is the norm. A cage home resident, however, is lucky to even get a mattress, as they often to sleep on the bottom of their cage.
A bathroom in a subdivided flat has almost no privacy, as it is often not the only use for a room. Sometimes, a bathroom can be combined with a kitchen or a utility room, which is extremely unsafe and unsanitary. In a subdivided flat, there is often at most only a couple of toilets, which can be shared between around 20 people. (In the SCMP article I used as a source, the toilet was shared between 21 people.) This bathroom environment violates many child rights, namely Article 27.
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