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 : October 2017

[ Table summary]
Consolidated Monthly Statistics in respect of deeds received for registration in the Land Registry
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
3,122
( 3,457 )
3,941
( 4,098 )
7,063
( 7,555 )
30,693 22,972 53,665
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
3 202 205 776 1,321 2,097
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,125 4,143 7,268 31,469 24,293 55,762
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,577
( 3,890 )
3,230
( 3,424 )
6,807
( 7,314 )
31,497 13,974 45,471
4.
Assignments of Land
10 416 426 1,396 1,726 3,122
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,587 3,646 7,233 32,893 15,700 48,593
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
2 1 3 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,470 3,984 7,454 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,472 3,985 7,457 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,943 4,682 8,625 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
232 101 333 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,858 3,546 8,404 - - -
Total 19,217 20,103 39,320 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : October 2017

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2017 October 2017 September 2016 October October 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
September 2017 October 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
7,063 7,540 8,560 -477 -6.3 -1,497 -17.5
(b) Consideration
53,665 56,607 66,109 -2,942 -5.2 -12,444 -18.8
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
205 251 210 -46 -18.3 -5 -2.4
(b) Consideration
2,097 2,703 1,770 -606 -22.4 +327 +18.5
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
7,268 7,791 8,770 -523 -6.7 -1,502 -17.1
(b) Consideration
55,762 59,310 67,879 -3,548 -6.0 -12,117 -17.9
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
6,807 7,640 7,513 -833 -10.9 -706 -9.4
(b) Consideration
45,471 45,826 42,555 -355 -0.8 +2,916 +6.9
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
426 459 412 -33 -7.2 +14 +3.4
(b) Consideration
3,122 3,762 1,594 -640 -17.0 +1,528 +95.9
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
7,233 8,099 7,925 -866 -10.7 -692 -8.7
(b) Consideration
48,593 49,588 44,149 -995 -2.0 +4,444 +10.1
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
3 1 8 +2 +200.0 -5 -62.5
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
7,454 9,016 7,828 -1,562 -17.3 -374 -4.8
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
7,457 9,017 7,836 -1,560 -17.3 -379 -4.8
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
8,625 9,914 7,427 -1,289 -13.0 +1,198 +16.1
8.
No. of Public Search
450,591 433,429 426,445 +17,162 +4.0 +24,146 +5.7
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
Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements (ASP) of building units
Year 2016 2017
Month Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct
Number of ASP for all building units 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220 5,615 7,605 8,984 7,536 7,902 5,461 6,130 7,540 7,063
Number of ASP for residential building units 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060 5,732 6,100 3,515 4,014 5,629 5,289
12-month moving average for all ASP 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258 6,511 6,882 7,163 7,286 7,441 7,450 7,342 7,178 7,053
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

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 7,605 8,984 7,536 7,902 5,461 6,130 7,540 7,063    

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from October 2016 to October 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 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
3 21 0 107 2 292 5 1,832 31 2,427 41 1,177 20 5,856 50,375
4 24 0 89 1 243 3 1,817 26 3,090 44 1,797 25 7,060 69,582
5 25 0 99 2 252 4 1,915 33 2,231 39 1,210 21 5,732 53,559
6 21 0 103 2 250 4 1,459 24 2,883 47 1,384 23 6,100 59,138
7 20 1 90 3 190 5 1,000 28 1,505 43 710 20 3,515 33,212
8 28 1 92 2 208 5 1,226 31 1,715 43 745 19 4,014 33,651
9 27 0 91 2 244 4 1,591 28 2,612 46 1,064 19 5,629 45,272
10 24 0 86 2 272 5 1,522 29 2,427 46 958 18 5,289 41,888

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 : October 2017

[ Table summary]
Monthly Statistics in respect of Sale & Purchase Agreements of building units received for registration on regional basis
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 966 13,475
2. Kowloon 2,156 17,218
3. Islands 138 825
4. North 150 736
5. Sai Kung 1,096 8,220
6. Shatin 587 3,384
7. Tai Po 197 1,129
8. Tsuen Wan 704 3,778
9. Tuen Mun 475 2,325
10. Yuen Long 594 2,575
Total 7,063 53,665

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