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 2018

[ 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
3,422
( 4,221 )
3,801
( 4,201 )
7,223
( 8,422 )
44,877 23,606 68,483
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 253 257 413 3,522 3,935
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,426 4,054 7,480 45,290 27,128 72,418
3.
Assignments of Building Units
4,575
( 5,470 )
4,354
( 4,589 )
8,929
( 10,059 )
42,134 19,409 61,543
4.
Assignments of Land
10 503 513 1,312 1,797 3,109
Sub-total (3)+(4)
4,585 4,857 9,442 43,446 21,206 64,652
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 0 0 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,364 4,519 8,883 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,364 4,519 8,883 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,241 4,983 9,224 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
290 116 406 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,807 4,598 9,405 - - -
Total 21,713 23,127 44,840 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : January 2018

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2018 January 2017 December 2017 January January 2018
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
December 2017 January 2017
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
7,223 7,158 5,220 +65 +0.9 +2,003 +38.4
(b) Consideration
68,483 86,640 39,460 -18,157 -21.0 +29,023 +73.6
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
257 256 178 +1 +0.4 +79 +44.4
(b) Consideration
3,935 1,487 1,229 +2,448 +164.6 +2,706 +220.2
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
7,480 7,414 5,398 +66 +0.9 +2,082 +38.6
(b) Consideration
72,418 88,127 40,689 -15,709 -17.8 +31,729 +78.0
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
8,929 9,006 10,566 -77 -0.9 -1,637 -15.5
(b) Consideration
61,543 61,058 73,243 +485 +0.8 -11,700 -16.0
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
513 407 395 +106 +26.0 +118 +29.9
(b) Consideration
3,109 3,024 2,433 +85 +2.8 +676 +27.8
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
9,442 9,413 10,961 +29 +0.3 -1,519 -13.9
(b) Consideration
64,652 64,082 75,676 +570 +0.9 -11,024 -14.6
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
0 0 1 0 N.A. -1 -100.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
8,883 9,258 10,706 -375 -4.1 -1,823 -17.0
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
8,883 9,258 10,707 -375 -4.1 -1,824 -17.0
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
9,224 7,583 9,491 +1,641 +21.6 -267 -2.8
8.
No. of Public Search
476,539 382,565 365,200 +93,974 +24.6 +111,339 +30.5
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 2017 2018
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
Number of ASP for all building units 5,220 5,615 7,605 8,984 7,536 7,902 5,461 6,130 7,540 7,063 7,601 7,158 7,223
Number of ASP for residential building units 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060 5,732 6,100 3,515 4,014 5,629 5,289 5,694 5,337 5,270
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,258 6,511 6,882 7,163 7,286 7,441 7,450 7,342 7,178 7,053 6,969 6,985 7,152
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
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 7,540 7,063 7,601 7,158
2018 7,223                      

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from January 2017 to January 2018


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from January 2017 to January 2018
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.    %   
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
9 27 0 91 2 244 4 1,591 28 2,612 46 1,064 19 5,629 45,272
10 24 0 86 2 272 5 1,522 29 2,427 46 958 18 5,289 41,888
11 29 1 85 1 325 6 1,590 28 2,507 44 1,158 20 5,694 53,817
12 28 1 97 2 300 6 1,453 27 2,278 43 1,181 22 5,337 51,955
2018 1 32 1 90 2 236 4 1,463 28 2,415 46 1,034 20 5,270 49,805

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 2018

[ 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 1,292 20,641
2. Kowloon 2,130 24,236
3. Islands 290 1,380
4. North 178 869
5. Sai Kung 383 2,873
6. Shatin 737 6,738
7. Tai Po 239 1,213
8. Tsuen Wan 901 5,062
9. Tuen Mun 433 2,241
10. Yuen Long 640 3,230
Total 7,223 68,483

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