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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 : April 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
4,600
( 5,218 )
4,384
( 4,800 )
8,984
( 10,018 )
58,446 29,569 88,015
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
13 208 221 4,402 1,469 5,871
Sub-total (1)+(2)
4,613 4,592 9,205 62,848 31,038 93,886
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,259
( 3,597 )
4,851
( 5,295 )
8,110
( 8,892 )
34,592 25,569 60,161
4.
Assignments of Land
13 334 347 2,799 647 3,446
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,272 5,185 8,457 37,391 26,216 63,607
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 3 3 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,421 4,933 8,354 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,421 4,936 8,357 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,395 3,973 7,368 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
241 101 342 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,485 3,998 8,483 - - -
Total 19,427 22,785 42,212 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : April 2017

[ Table summary]
Item 2017 April 2017 March 2016 April April 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
March 2017 April 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
8,984 7,605 5,613 +1,379 +18.1 +3,371 +60.1
(b) Consideration
88,015 61,599 42,285 +26,416 +42.9 +45,730 +108.1
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
221 207 208 +14 +6.8 +13 +6.3
(b) Consideration
5,871 1,959 2,989 +3,912 +199.7 +2,882 +96.4
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
9,205 7,812 5,821 +1,393 +17.8 +3,384 +58.1
(b) Consideration
93,886 63,558 45,274 +30,328 +47.7 +48,612 +107.4
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
8,110 8,179 4,534 -69 -0.8 +3,576 +78.9
(b) Consideration
60,161 53,985 26,914 +6,176 +11.4 +33,247 +123.5
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
347 460 369 -113 -24.6 -22 -6.0
(b) Consideration
3,446 2,007 9,402 +1,439 +71.7 -5,956 -63.3
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
8,457 8,639 4,903 -182 -2.1 +3,554 +72.5
(b) Consideration
63,607 55,992 36,316 +7,615 +13.6 +27,291 +75.1
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
3 1 10 +2 +200.0 -7 -70.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
8,354 8,391 5,065 -37 -0.4 +3,289 +64.9
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
8,357 8,392 5,075 -35 -0.4 +3,282 +64.7
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,368 8,668 5,776 -1,300 -15.0 +1,592 +27.6
8.
No. of Public Search
407,234 484,298 378,150 -77,064 -15.9 +29,084 +7.7
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
Year 2016 2017
Month Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Number of ASP for all building units 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220 5,615 7,605 8,984
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060
12-month moving average for all ASP 5,152 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258 6,511 6,882 7,163
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 7,605 8,984                

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

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 : April 2017

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,374 23,556
2. Kowloon 3,226 34,890
3. Islands 140 885
4. North 181 1,057
5. Sai Kung 1,008 8,476
6. Shatin 762 6,622
7. Tai Po 228 1,343
8. Tsuen Wan 917 5,259
9. Tuen Mun 485 2,337
10. Yuen Long 663 3,590
Total 8,984 88,015

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