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 2017

[ Table summary]
Consolidated Monthly Statistics in respect of deeds received for registration in the Land Registry
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
3,656
( 3,958 )
3,880
( 4,221 )
7,536
( 8,179 )
44,153 22,623 66,776
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
13 225 238 3,579 2,351 5,930
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,669 4,105 7,774 47,732 24,974 72,706
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,983
( 4,409 )
5,267
( 5,508 )
9,250
( 9,917 )
34,491 27,285 61,776
4.
Assignments of Land
14 387 401 2,270 1,325 3,595
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,997 5,654 9,651 36,761 28,610 65,371
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 7 7 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,246 5,428 9,674 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,246 5,435 9,681 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,934 4,503 8,437 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
231 128 359 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,960 4,175 9,135 - - -
Total 21,037 24,000 45,037 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : May 2017

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2017 May 2017 April 2016 May May 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
April 2017 May 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
7,536 8,984 6,065 -1,448 -16.1 +1,471 +24.3
(b) Consideration
66,776 88,015 48,690 -21,239 -24.1 +18,086 +37.1
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
238 221 232 +17 +7.7 +6 +2.6
(b) Consideration
5,930 5,871 1,880 +59 +1.0 +4,050 +215.4
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
7,774 9,205 6,297 -1,431 -15.5 +1,477 +23.5
(b) Consideration
72,706 93,886 50,570 -21,180 -22.6 +22,136 +43.8
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
9,250 8,110 5,524 +1,140 +14.1 +3,726 +67.5
(b) Consideration
61,776 60,161 35,830 +1,615 +2.7 +25,946 +72.4
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
401 347 404 +54 +15.6 -3 -0.7
(b) Consideration
3,595 3,446 2,736 +149 +4.3 +859 +31.4
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
9,651 8,457 5,928 +1,194 +14.1 +3,723 +62.8
(b) Consideration
65,371 63,607 38,566 +1,764 +2.8 +26,805 +69.5
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
7 3 7 +4 +133.3 0 0.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
9,674 8,354 6,279 +1,320 +15.8 +3,395 +54.1
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
9,681 8,357 6,286 +1,324 +15.8 +3,395 +54.0
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
8,437 7,368 6,589 +1,069 +14.5 +1,848 +28.0
8.
No. of Public Search
459,409 407,234 400,554 +52,175 +12.8 +58,855 +14.7
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
Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements (ASP) of building units
Year 2016 2017
Month May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May
Number of ASP for all building units 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220 5,615 7,605 8,984 7,536
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060 5,732
12-month moving average for all ASP 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258 6,511 6,882 7,163 7,286
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

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 7,536              

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from May 2016 to May 2017


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from May 2016 to May 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 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
5 25 0 99 2 252 4 1,915 33 2,231 39 1,210 21 5,732 53,559

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 2017

[ Table summary]
Monthly Statistics in respect of Sale & Purchase Agreements of building units received for registration on regional basis
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,456 22,900
2. Kowloon 2,200 21,253
3. Islands 184 1,292
4. North 297 1,738
5. Sai Kung 418 2,938
6. Shatin 623 4,156
7. Tai Po 252 1,601
8. Tsuen Wan 833 4,338
9. Tuen Mun 717 3,333
10. Yuen Long 556 3,227
Total 7,536 66,776

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