‘The public flats of Singapore may be getting smaller but it is not low standard of living’, says HDB CEO Cheong Koon Hean.

LIVING SPACE PER HDB RESIDENT
2010 1980
Average household size 3.5 4.9
Average 5-room flat size 110m² 121m²
Average living space per person 31m² 25m²

Source: adapted from http://www.hdb.gov.sg/