Congested, Concentrated in Kuala Lumpur


As the informal sector continues to grow alongside other industries in Kuala Lumpur, certain areas in the city become more and more dense with informal sector businesses.



Informal sector listings are shown to have shadowed even residential points of interest (POIs) in certain areas of Kuala Lumpur.





Homestay being revealed to be the single largest component in Kuala Lumpur’s informal sector listings, potentially reflecting the rise of staycation in Kuala Lumpur.





Bukit Bintang is revealed to have the highest number of informal sector listings, particularly the intersection of Bukit Bintang with Titiwangsa and Cheras.





Informal entities are found to be even more concentrated with the MRT system via its feeder bus and stations than Kuala Lumpur’s residential POIs.





A deeper look at which public transportation POIs that informal sector entities are nearby establish the MRT stations in Damansara to have the highest concentration.