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 : August 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
2,950
( 3,198 )
3,180
( 3,389 )
6,130
( 6,587 )
24,278 19,576 43,854
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
9 236 245 3,231 847 4,078
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,959 3,416 6,375 27,509 20,423 47,932
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,922
( 4,548 )
4,583
( 4,890 )
8,505
( 9,438 )
29,166 22,448 51,614
4.
Assignments of Land
5 472 477 3,476 1,367 4,843
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,927 5,055 8,982 32,642 23,815 56,457
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 2 2 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,603 5,774 10,377 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,603 5,776 10,379 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
5,010 6,033 11,043 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
251 119 370 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,694 4,872 9,566 - - -
Total 21,444 25,271 46,715 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : August 2017

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2017 August 2017 July 2016 August August 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
July 2017 August 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
6,130 5,461 7,430 +669 +12.3 -1,300 -17.5
(b) Consideration
43,854 45,767 57,331 -1,913 -4.2 -13,477 -23.5
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
245 249 218 -4 -1.6 +27 +12.4
(b) Consideration
4,078 1,566 2,257 +2,512 +160.4 +1,821 +80.7
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
6,375 5,710 7,648 +665 +11.6 -1,273 -16.6
(b) Consideration
47,932 47,333 59,588 +599 +1.3 -11,656 -19.6
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
8,505 9,494 6,409 -989 -10.4 +2,096 +32.7
(b) Consideration
51,614 57,732 43,874 -6,118 -10.6 +7,740 +17.6
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
477 425 396 +52 +12.2 +81 +20.5
(b) Consideration
4,843 2,311 869 +2,532 +109.6 +3,974 +457.3
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
8,982 9,919 6,805 -937 -9.4 +2,177 +32.0
(b) Consideration
56,457 60,043 44,743 -3,586 -6.0 +11,714 +26.2
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
2 5 2 -3 -60.0 0 0.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
10,377 10,969 6,935 -592 -5.4 +3,442 +49.6
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
10,379 10,974 6,937 -595 -5.4 +3,442 +49.6
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
11,043 9,969 7,482 +1,074 +10.8 +3,561 +47.6
8.
No. of Public Search
437,482 434,555 428,417 +2,927 +0.7 +9,065 +2.1
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 Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug
Number of ASP for all building units 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220 5,615 7,605 8,984 7,536 7,902 5,461 6,130
Number of ASP for residential building units 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060 5,732 6,100 3,515 4,014
12-month moving average for all ASP 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258 6,511 6,882 7,163 7,286 7,441 7,450 7,342
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 7,902 5,461 6,130        

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from August 2016 to August 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 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
6 21 0 103 2 250 4 1,459 24 2,883 47 1,384 23 6,100 59,138
7 20 1 90 3 190 5 1,000 28 1,505 43 710 20 3,515 33,212
8 28 1 92 2 208 5 1,226 31 1,715 43 745 19 4,014 33,651

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 : August 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 1,020 11,643
2. Kowloon 1,930 12,635
3. Islands 307 880
4. North 127 836
5. Sai Kung 261 1,823
6. Shatin 404 2,513
7. Tai Po 151 940
8. Tsuen Wan 1,062 8,327
9. Tuen Mun 299 1,274
10. Yuen Long 569 2,983
Total 6,130 43,854

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