Hongkongers with access to open space were happier than city residents who lived in more densely populated areas, a new study has found. Photo: AFP
Hongkongers with access to open space were happier than city residents who lived in more densely populated areas, a new study has found. Photo: AFP

Access to open space improves mental health, but Hong Kong lags far behind Singapore and Seoul in providing it for residents

  • Report from Civic Exchange links parks and public spaces to reduction in anxiety
  • But residents have measly 2.7 square metres of open space each, while regional rival gives citizens 7.4 square metres.

Hongkongers with access to open space were happier than city residents who lived in more densely populated areas, a new study has found. Photo: AFP
Hongkongers with access to open space were happier than city residents who lived in more densely populated areas, a new study has found. Photo: AFP
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