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Current Monthly Statistics

The statistics generally relate to land transactions executed up to four weeks prior to their submission for registration, as there is usually a time lag between the execution of deeds and their lodgement for registration.

Consolidated Monthly Statistics in respect of deeds received for registration in the Land Registry

Month : February 2017

[ Table summary]
Item Nature of Deeds Number of Deeds received for registration Consideration
(nearest $ million)
Urban New Territories Total Urban New Territories Total
1.
Agreements for Sale and
Purchase of Building Units
2,475
( 2,759 )
3,140
( 3,297 )
5,615
( 6,056 )
24,041 19,347 43,388
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
3 174 177 400 852 1,252
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,478 3,314 5,792 24,441 20,199 44,640
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,165
( 3,497 )
4,798
( 5,055 )
7,963
( 8,552 )
29,873 19,309 49,182
4.
Assignments of Land
10 360 370 904 877 1,781
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,175 5,158 8,333 30,777 20,186 50,963
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 2 3 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,214 4,605 7,819 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,215 4,607 7,822 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,791 4,770 8,561 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
170 109 279 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,744 4,017 8,761 - - -
Total 17,573 21,975 39,548 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : February 2017

[ Table summary]
Item 2017 February 2017 January 2016 February February 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
January 2017 February 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
5,615 5,220 2,583 +395 +7.6 +3,032 +117.4
(b) Consideration
43,388 39,460 16,467 +3,928 +10.0 +26,921 +163.5
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
177 178 219 -1 -0.6 -42 -19.2
(b) Consideration
1,252 1,229 2,579 +23 +1.9 -1,327 -51.5
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
5,792 5,398 2,802 +394 +7.3 +2,990 +106.7
(b) Consideration
44,640 40,689 19,046 +3,951 +9.7 +25,594 +134.4
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
7,963 10,566 5,200 -2,603 -24.6 +2,763 +53.1
(b) Consideration
49,182 73,243 29,353 -24,061 -32.9 +19,829 +67.6
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
370 395 442 -25 -6.3 -72 -16.3
(b) Consideration
1,781 2,433 1,208 -652 -26.8 +573 +47.4
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
8,333 10,961 5,642 -2,628 -24.0 +2,691 +47.7
(b) Consideration
50,963 75,676 30,561 -24,713 -32.7 +20,402 +66.8
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
3 1 1 +2 +200.0 +2 +200.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
7,819 10,706 5,431 -2,887 -27.0 +2,388 +44.0
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
7,822 10,707 5,432 -2,885 -26.9 +2,390 +44.0
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
8,561 9,491 5,478 -930 -9.8 +3,083 +56.3
8.
No. of Public Search
379,155 365,200 287,049 +13,955 +3.8 +92,106 +32.1
Note:Consideration rounded to the nearest million Hong Kong dollars.


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements (ASP) of building units

Line chart showing the Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements (ASP) of building units
Year 2016 2017
Month Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb
Number of ASP for all building units 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220 5,615
Number of ASP for residential building units 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286 4,079
12-month moving average for all ASP 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258 6,511
Note:Statistics on sales of residential units do not include sales of units under the Home Ownership Scheme, the Private Sector Participation Scheme and the Tenants Purchase Scheme unless the premium of the unit concerned has been paid after the sale restriction period.

Year-on-year Rate of Change in the Number of
Sale and Purchase Agreements

Line chart showing the Year-on-year Rate of Change in the Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential and non-residential building units
Year/Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
2015 8,310 8,060 6,211 6,223 6,839 7,993 7,338 5,197 5,467 4,491 4,736 5,294
2016 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967
2017 5,220 5,615                    

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from February 2016 to February 2017


Year Month Range of Consideration ($ million) Total
Less than 1 1 to less than 2 2 to less than 3 3 to less than 5 5 to less than 10 10 or over No. Consideration
($ million)
No.    %    No.    %    No.    %    No.    %    No.    %    No.    %   
2016 2 18 1 80 4 241 13 774 43 505 28 189 10 1,807 11,769
3 29 1 93 4 255 11 1,031 44 681 29 280 12 2,369 17,106
4 27 1 127 3 380 8 1,914 43 1,371 31 675 15 4,494 34,494
5 30 1 106 2 391 9 1,694 37 1,508 33 857 19 4,586 40,916
6 21 0 106 2 393 9 1,909 41 1,643 36 548 12 4,620 32,603
7 26 1 118 3 390 9 1,647 39 1,582 37 480 11 4,243 29,733
8 25 0 130 2 516 9 2,235 38 2,223 38 692 12 5,821 40,637
9 18 0 122 2 539 7 2,559 33 3,534 45 1,054 13 7,826 55,957
10 16 0 117 2 382 6 1,885 29 2,962 45 1,239 19 6,601 54,504
11 32 0 131 2 435 6 2,360 35 2,540 38 1,241 18 6,739 61,659
12 29 1 114 3 313 9 1,363 38 1,198 34 533 15 3,550 32,863
2017 1 11 0 82 2 197 6 1,148 35 1,299 40 549 17 3,286 27,439
2 23 1 96 2 223 5 1,136 28 1,759 43 842 21 4,079 36,460

Note: Figures in percentage for individual items may not add up to 100% due to rounding.


Monthly Statistics in respect of Sale & Purchase Agreements of building units received for registration on regional basis

Month : February 2017

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 752 11,399
2. Kowloon 1,723 12,642
3. Islands 86 379
4. North 110 471
5. Sai Kung 388 1,644
6. Shatin 383 2,319
7. Tai Po 149 771
8. Tsuen Wan 1,138 8,654
9. Tuen Mun 323 1,375
10. Yuen Long 563 3,734
Total 5,615 43,388

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