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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 : November 2016

[ 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
3,877
( 4,214 )
4,741
( 4,973 )
8,618
( 9,187 )
45,781 25,460 71,241
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
7 213 220 2,553 668 3,221
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,884 4,954 8,838 48,334 26,128 74,462
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,970
( 4,421 )
3,943
( 4,147 )
7,913
( 8,568 )
29,598 17,120 46,718
4.
Assignments of Land
5 456 461 2,327 862 3,189
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,975 4,399 8,374 31,925 17,982 49,907
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 1 2 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,060 4,179 8,239 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,061 4,180 8,241 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,175 4,913 9,088 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
214 115 329 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
5,098 4,966 10,064 - - -
Total 21,407 23,527 44,934 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : November 2016

[ Table summary]
Item 2016 November 2016 October 2015 November November 2016
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
October 2016 November 2015
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
8,618 8,560 4,736 +58 +0.7 +3,882 +82.0
(b) Consideration
71,241 66,109 29,811 +5,132 +7.8 +41,430 +139.0
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
220 210 247 +10 +4.8 -27 -10.9
(b) Consideration
3,221 1,770 8,473 +1,451 +82.0 -5,252 -62.0
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
8,838 8,770 4,983 +68 +0.8 +3,855 +77.4
(b) Consideration
74,462 67,879 38,284 +6,583 +9.7 +36,178 +94.5
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
7,913 7,513 5,615 +400 +5.3 +2,298 +40.9
(b) Consideration
46,718 42,555 35,337 +4,163 +9.8 +11,381 +32.2
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
461 412 546 +49 +11.9 -85 -15.6
(b) Consideration
3,189 1,594 1,990 +1,595 +100.1 +1,199 +60.3
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
8,374 7,925 6,161 +449 +5.7 +2,213 +35.9
(b) Consideration
49,907 44,149 37,327 +5,758 +13.0 +12,580 +33.7
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
2 8 8 -6 -75.0 -6 -75.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
8,239 7,828 6,149 +411 +5.3 +2,090 +34.0
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
8,241 7,836 6,157 +405 +5.2 +2,084 +33.8
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
9,088 7,427 7,172 +1,661 +22.4 +1,916 +26.7
8.
No. of Public Search
454,788 426,445 374,423 +28,343 +6.6 +80,365 +21.5
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 2015 2016
Month Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov
Number of ASP for all building units 4,736 5,294 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618
Number of ASP for residential building units 2,826 4,043 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,537 6,347 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944
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
2014 5,817 3,987 4,184 6,012 6,785 7,404 9,400 7,902 7,996 7,967 6,457 7,578
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  

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from November 2015 to November 2016


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.    %   
2015 11 30 1 96 3 221 8 1,168 41 847 30 464 16 2,826 20,797
12 28 1 118 3 269 7 1,196 30 1,939 48 493 12 4,043 29,822
2016 1 22 1 95 5 212 10 830 41 641 31 245 12 2,045 15,800
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 33 0 131 2 435 6 2,360 35 2,540 38 1,240 18 6,739 61,613

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 : November 2016

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,616 26,703
2. Kowloon 2,261 19,078
3. Islands 159 949
4. North 217 834
5. Sai Kung 951 6,585
6. Shatin 990 5,059
7. Tai Po 301 2,183
8. Tsuen Wan 741 3,325
9. Tuen Mun 696 3,352
10. Yuen Long 686 3,173
Total 8,618 71,241

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