Think your home is small? Here's what it's like for 200,000 Hong Kong residents in their 'shoeboxes'

With more than seven million people living in Hong Kong, its lack of space is a pressing issue that has been highlighted worldwide.

Many residents live in incredibly cramped conditions, with more than 200,000 of them living in sub-divided 'shoebox' flats and cage homes, reported Asian Town.

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These houses often have multiple people residing in them but are no bigger than a jail cell.

Photographer Benny Lam has documented these dreary living conditions through powerful images. Check them out in the gallery.