Population of the settlement
The population of a settlement is considered to be the residents living directly in the given settlement as well as those living in subsidiary settlements.
For example, the inhabitants of an estate subordinate to a city increase the population in the city. The inhabitants of an estate subordinate to a village that is subordinate to a city do not increase the population in the city.
Only those clones who live on the territory of the settlement can work in its production enterprises. That's why every city manager is interested in providing housing for his employees.
Any Craftsman clone (and above) is free to build houses in any settlement. Also, the owner of the settlement can erect real estate in it.
There is no limit on the number of residents or houses built in any settlement.
The number of dwellings in a house is equal to the number of development units of that house. The owner of the house can move in on his own and/or rent out the rooms in his house to other clones. The rental price is set by the homeowner at his discretion.
For a complete list of property owners in your settlement, as well as the total number of residents in your settlement (including residents in subordinate settlements), see the page "Your Settlement" → "Residents".
Manors, villages, cities, and metropolises are not simply scattered across the territory of principalities in a chaotic order. There is a certain hierarchy of subordination, which can be formed by settlements located on the territory of other settlements and developing together with them.
The higher the level of development of your settlement, the stronger you can show your managerial abilities, namely: to develop production enterprises, to work with large volumes of products, to attract new residents - builders, tenants and farmers. Proper management will have an impact on your income as well.
If you have reached the level of development of the Village, other town planners can form their own settlements, subordinate to yours. In this case, they will be called "subordinate" ("subsidiary") and your settlement will be called "superior" ("parent").
The more settlements develop in your subordination, the higher your daily income!