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On Yam Estate

On Yam Estate
On Yam Estate
General information
Location7 On Chuk Street, North Kwai Chung
New Territories, Hong Kong
Coordinates22°22′22″N 114°08′28″E / 22.372899°N 114.14112°E / 22.372899; 114.14112
CategoryPublic rental housing
Population15,736[1] (2016)
No. of blocks8[2]
No. of units5,492[2]
Constructed1994; 30 years ago (1994)
AuthorityHong Kong Housing Authority

On Yam Estate (Chinese: 安蔭邨) is a public housing estate in North Kwai Chung, New Territories, Hong Kong. It is situated on land which was formerly the location of Shek Yam Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 石蔭臨時房屋區) and Shek Lei Temporary Housing Area (Chinese: 石籬臨時房屋區).[3] The estate consists of 8 residential buildings (in Phase 1 and 2) completed in 1994 and 1995.


Name[2] Chinese name Building type Completed
Hong Yam House 康蔭樓 Harmony 1 1994
Kar Yam House 嘉蔭樓
Cheung Yam House 祥蔭樓
Yiu Yam House 耀蔭樓 1995
Tak Yam House 德蔭樓
Chak Yam House 澤蔭樓
Fung Yam House 豐蔭樓
Shing Yam House 盛蔭樓


According to the 2016 by-census, On Yam Estate had a population of 15,736. The median age was 46.9 and the majority of residents (96 per cent) were of Chinese ethnicity. The average household size was 3.1 people. The median monthly household income of all households (i.e. including both economically active and inactive households) was HK$26,000.[1]


On Yam Estate is located in On Yam constituency of the Kwai Tsing District Council.[4] It was formerly represented by Leung Wing-kuen, who was elected in the 2019 elections until July 2021.[5]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Major Housing Estates". 2016 Population By-census. Census and Statistics Department. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Housing Authority Property Location and Profile | Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department | Hong Kong Housing Authority and Housing Department". Hong Kong Housing Authority. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  3. ^ "臨時房屋區 (Chinese Version)". Hong Kong Place. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Recommended District Council Constituency Areas (Kwai Tsing District)" (PDF). Electoral Affairs Commission. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Kwai Tsing District Council - Kwai Tsing DC Members". District Council. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
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