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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 : June 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
2,546
( 3,212 )
3,487
( 3,658 )
6,033
( 6,870 )
21,614 18,092 39,706
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 217 221 169 1,910 2,079
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,550 3,704 6,254 21,783 20,002 41,785
3.
Assignments of Building Units
2,569
( 3,232 )
3,143
( 3,303 )
5,712
( 6,535 )
20,320 14,263 34,583
4.
Assignments of Land
3 479 482 335 3,020 3,355
Sub-total (3)+(4)
2,572 3,622 6,194 20,655 17,283 37,938
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 1 1 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
2,979 3,605 6,584 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
2,979 3,606 6,585 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,201 3,960 7,161 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
265 153 418 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
3,924 4,325 8,249 - - -
Total 15,491 19,370 34,861 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : June 2016

[ Table summary]
Item 2016 June 2016
May
2015 June June 2016
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
May 2016 June 2015
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
6,033 6,065 7,993 -32 -0.5 -1,960 -24.5
(b) Consideration
39,706 48,690 59,719 -8,984 -18.5 -20,013 -33.5
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
221 232 291 -11 -4.7 -70 -24.1
(b) Consideration
2,079 1,880 3,454 +199 +10.6 -1,375 -39.8
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
6,254 6,297 8,284 -43 -0.7 -2,030 -24.5
(b) Consideration
41,785 50,570 63,173 -8,785 -17.4 -21,388 -33.9
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
5,712 5,524 8,173 +188 +3.4 -2,461 -30.1
(b) Consideration
34,583 35,830 50,799 -1,247 -3.5 -16,216 -31.9
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
482 404 699 +78 +19.3 -217 -31.0
(b) Consideration
3,355 2,736 2,477 +619 +22.6 +878 +35.4
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
6,194 5,928 8,872 +266 +4.5 -2,678 -30.2
(b) Consideration
37,938 38,566 53,276 -628 -1.6 -15,338 -28.8
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
1 7 15 -6 -85.7 -14 -93.3
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
6,584 6,279 8,116 +305 +4.9 -1,532 -18.9
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
6,585 6,286 8,131 +299 +4.8 -1,546 -19.0
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,161 6,589 8,692 +572 +8.7 -1,531 -17.6
8.
No. of Public Search
400,018 400,554 437,906 -536 -0.1 -37,888 -8.7
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
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Year 2015 2016
Month Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Number of ASP for all building units 7,993 7,338 5,197 5,467 4,491 4,736 5,294 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033
Number of ASP for residential building units 5,776 5,393 3,896 4,263 3,300 2,826 4,043 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,578 7,406 7,181 6,970 6,680 6,537 6,347 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088 4,925
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            

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from June 2015 to June 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 6 33 1 166 3 461 8 1,852 32 2,517 44 747 13 5,776 43,242
7 38 1 149 3 365 7 1,781 33 2,131 40 929 17 5,393 44,551
8 27 1 113 3 288 7 1,276 33 1,677 43 515 13 3,896 31,065
9 34 1 113 3 244 6 1,672 39 1,629 38 571 13 4,263 33,520
10 22 1 97 3 259 8 1,184 36 1,348 41 390 12 3,300 22,521
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

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 : June 2016

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,180 12,256
2. Kowloon 1,366 9,358
3. Islands 99 831
4. North 319 1,339
5. Sai Kung 829 4,867
6. Shatin 509 2,923
7. Tai Po 246 1,513
8. Tsuen Wan 499 2,259
9. Tuen Mun 452 1,812
10. Yuen Long 534 2,548
Total 6,033 39,706

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