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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 : May 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
2,963
( 3,446 )
3,102
( 3,241 )
6,065
( 6,687 )
32,163 16,527 48,690
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
2 230 232 316 1,564 1,880
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,965 3,332 6,297 32,479 18,091 50,570
3.
Assignments of Building Units
2,239
( 2,506 )
3,285
( 3,431 )
5,524
( 5,937 )
19,733 16,097 35,830
4.
Assignments of Land
6 398 404 1,817 919 2,736
Sub-total (3)+(4)
2,245 3,683 5,928 21,550 17,016 38,566
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 7 7 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
2,495 3,784 6,279 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
2,495 3,791 6,286 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,031 3,558 6,589 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
229 147 376 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,308 3,656 7,964 - - -
Total 15,273 18,167 33,440 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : May 2016

[Table summary]

Item 2016 May 2016
April
2015 May May 2016
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
April 2016 May 2015
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
6,065 5,613 6,839 +452 +8.1 -774 -11.3
(b) Consideration
48,690 42,285 48,708 +6,405 +15.1 -18 -0.04
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
232 208 246 +24 +11.5 -14 -5.7
(b) Consideration
1,880 2,989 1,812 -1,109 -37.1 +68 +3.8
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
6,297 5,821 7,085 +476 +8.2 -788 -11.1
(b) Consideration
50,570 45,274 50,520 +5,296 +11.7 +50 +0.1
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
5,524 4,534 8,537 +990 +21.8 -3,013 -35.3
(b) Consideration
35,830 26,914 51,201 +8,916 +33.1 -15,371 -30.0
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
404 369 546 +35 +9.5 -142 -26.0
(b) Consideration
2,736 9,402 3,233 -6,666 -70.9 -497 -15.4
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
5,928 4,903 9,083 +1,025 +20.9 -3,155 -34.7
(b) Consideration
38,566 36,316 54,434 +2,250 +6.2 -15,868 -29.2
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
7 10 3 -3 -30.0 +4 +133.3
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
6,279 5,065 8,435 +1,214 +24.0 -2,156 -25.6
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
6,286 5,075 8,438 +1,211 +23.9 -2,152 -25.5
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
6,589 5,776 8,242 +813 +14.1 -1,653 -20.1
8.
No. of Public Search
400,554 378,150 420,566 +22,404 +5.9 -20,012 -4.8
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
MonthMay Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Number of ASP for all building units 6,839 7,993 7,338 5,197 5,467 4,491 4,736 5,294 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065
Number of ASP for residential building units 5,168 5,776 5,393 3,896 4,263 3,300 2,826 4,043 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,529 7,578 7,406 7,181 6,970 6,680 6,537 6,347 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088
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              

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from May 2015 to May 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 5 24 0 125 2 334 6 1,529 30 2,432 47 724 14 5,168 40,200
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

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 : May 2016

[Table summary]

Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,083 12,781
2. Kowloon 1,880 19,382
3. Islands 109 793
4. North 184 1,075
5. Sai Kung 556 3,814
6. Shatin 558 3,635
7. Tai Po 229 1,306
8. Tsuen Wan 545 2,231
9. Tuen Mun 348 1,200
10. Yuen Long 573 2,473
Total 6,065 48,690

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