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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 : January 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
2,590
( 2,948 )
2,630
( 2,841 )
5,220
( 5,789 )
23,810 15,650 39,460
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 174 178 704 525 1,229
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,594 2,804 5,398 24,514 16,175 40,689
3.
Assignments of Building Units
4,264
( 5,063 )
6,302
( 6,563 )
10,566
( 11,626 )
42,747 30,496 73,243
4.
Assignments of Land
11 384 395 1,711 722 2,433
Sub-total (3)+(4)
4,275 6,686 10,961 44,458 31,218 75,676
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 0 1 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,443 6,263 10,706 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,444 6,263 10,707 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,322 5,169 9,491 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
190 104 294 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
5,175 4,844 10,019 - - -
Total 21,000 25,870 46,870 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : January 2017

[ Table summary]
Item 2017 January 2016 December 2016 January January 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
December 2016 January 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
5,220 6,967 3,123 -1,747 -25.1 +2,097 +67.1
(b) Consideration
39,460 47,531 20,691 -8,071 -17.0 +18,769 +90.7
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
178 250 223 -72 -28.8 -45 -20.2
(b) Consideration
1,229 2,646 1,857 -1,417 -53.6 -628 -33.8
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
5,398 7,217 3,346 -1,819 -25.2 +2,052 +61.3
(b) Consideration
40,689 50,177 22,548 -9,488 -18.9 +18,141 +80.5
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
10,566 8,505 7,274 +2,061 +24.2 +3,292 +45.3
(b) Consideration
73,243 68,363 52,899 +4,880 +7.1 +20,344 +38.5
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
395 468 487 -73 -15.6 -92 -18.9
(b) Consideration
2,433 3,376 2,962 -943 -27.9 -529 -17.9
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
10,961 8,973 7,761 +1,988 +22.2 +3,200 +41.2
(b) Consideration
75,676 71,739 55,861 +3,937 +5.5 +19,815 +35.5
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
1 10 8 -9 -90.0 -7 -87.5
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
10,706 9,020 7,120 +1,686 +18.7 +3,586 +50.4
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
10,707 9,030 7,128 +1,677 +18.6 +3,579 +50.2
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
9,491 8,504 6,469 +987 +11.6 +3,022 +46.7
8.
No. of Public Search
365,200 378,242 359,309 -13,042 -3.4 +5,891 +1.6
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 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
Number of ASP for all building units 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220
Number of ASP for residential building units 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286
12-month moving average for all ASP 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258
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                      

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

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 : January 2017

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 874 11,005
2. Kowloon 1,716 12,805
3. Islands 83 394
4. North 154 481
5. Sai Kung 467 1,962
6. Shatin 453 3,516
7. Tai Po 225 1,050
8. Tsuen Wan 488 4,615
9. Tuen Mun 318 1,371
10. Yuen Long 442 2,261
Total 5,220 39,460

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