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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 : December 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
2,981
( 3,626 )
3,986
( 4,237 )
6,967
( 7,863 )
32,727 14,804 47,531
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
8 242 250 1,405 1,241 2,646
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,989 4,228 7,217 34,132 16,045 50,177
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,952
( 4,455 )
4,553
( 4,880 )
8,505
( 9,335 )
46,623 21,740 68,363
4.
Assignments of Land
18 450 468 2,180 1,196 3,376
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,970 5,003 8,973 48,803 22,936 71,739
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 9 10 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,150 4,870 9,020 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,151 4,879 9,030 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,895 4,609 8,504 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
220 91 311 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,020 4,576 8,596 - - -
Total 19,245 23,386 42,631 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : December 2016

[ Table summary]
Item 2016 December 2016 November 2015 December December 2016
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
November 2016 December 2015
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
6,967 8,618 5,294 -1,651 -19.2 +1,673 +31.6
(b) Consideration
47,531 71,288 36,628 -23,757 -33.3 +10,903 +29.8
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
250 220 249 +30 +13.6 +1 +0.4
(b) Consideration
2,646 3,221 860 -575 -17.9 +1,786 +207.7
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
7,217 8,838 5,543 -1,621 -18.3 +1,674 +30.2
(b) Consideration
50,177 74,509 37,488 -24,332 -32.7 +12,689 +33.8
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
8,505 7,913 7,138 +592 +7.5 +1,367 +19.2
(b) Consideration
68,363 46,718 54,340 +21,645 +46.3 +14,023 +25.8
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
468 461 511 +7 +1.5 -43 -8.4
(b) Consideration
3,376 3,189 2,974 +187 +5.9 +402 +13.5
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
8,973 8,374 7,649 +599 +7.2 +1,324 +17.3
(b) Consideration
71,739 49,907 57,314 +21,832 +43.7 +14,425 +25.2
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
10 2 1 +8 +400.0 +9 +900.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
9,020 8,239 7,015 +781 +9.5 +2,005 +28.6
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
9,030 8,241 7,016 +789 +9.6 +2,014 +28.7
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
8,504 9,088 6,978 -584 -6.4 +1,526 +21.9
8.
No. of Public Search
378,242 454,788 341,675 -76,546 -16.8 +36,567 +10.7
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
Year 2015 2016
Month Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of ASP for all building units 5,294 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,043 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,347 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084
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 6,033 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from December 2015 to December 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 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
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

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 : December 2016

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,072 15,811
2. Kowloon 1,909 16,916
3. Islands 635 868
4. North 191 571
5. Sai Kung 396 1,809
6. Shatin 828 3,135
7. Tai Po 431 1,307
8. Tsuen Wan 658 2,891
9. Tuen Mun 379 1,367
10. Yuen Long 468 2,856
Total 6,967 47,531

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