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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 : August 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
3,205
( 3,760 )
4,225
( 4,418 )
7,430
( 8,178 )
35,863 21,468 57,331
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 214 218 1,286 971 2,257
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,209 4,439 7,648 37,149 22,439 59,588
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,193
( 3,927 )
3,216
( 3,447 )
6,409
( 7,374 )
30,276 13,598 43,874
4.
Assignments of Land
2 394 396 84 785 869
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,195 3,610 6,805 30,360 14,383 44,743
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 2 2 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,461 3,474 6,935 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,461 3,476 6,937 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,336 4,146 7,482 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
269 118 387 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,119 3,927 8,046 - - -
Total 17,589 19,716 37,305 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : August 2016

[ Table summary]
Item 2016 August 2016 July 2015 August August 2016
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
July 2016 August 2015
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
7,430 5,354 5,197 +2,076 +38.8 +2,233 +43.0
(b) Consideration
57,331 36,113 38,089 +21,218 +58.8 +19,242 +50.5
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
218 193 248 +25 +13.0 -30 -12.1
(b) Consideration
2,257 1,782 1,602 +475 +26.7 +655 +40.9
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
7,648 5,547 5,445 +2,101 +37.9 +2,203 +40.5
(b) Consideration
59,588 37,895 39,691 +21,693 +57.2 +19,897 +50.1
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
6,409 6,360 8,553 +49 +0.8 -2,144 -25.1
(b) Consideration
43,874 39,468 43,820 +4,406 +11.2 +54 +0.1
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
396 409 541 -13 -3.2 -145 -26.8
(b) Consideration
869 2,471 4,015 -1,602 -64.8 -3,146 -78.4
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
6,805 6,769 9,094 +36 +0.5 -2,289 -25.2
(b) Consideration
44,743 41,939 47,835 +2,804 +6.7 -3,092 -6.5
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
2 2 8 0 0.0 -6 -75.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
6,935 6,603 8,456 +332 +5.0 -1,521 -18.0
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
6,937 6,605 8,464 +332 +5.0 -1,527 -18.0
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,482 7,358 8,818 +124 +1.7 -1,336 -15.2
8.
No. of Public Search
428,417 384,052 411,049 +44,365 +11.6 +17,368 +4.2
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
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Year 2015 2016
Month Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug
Number of ASP for all building units 5,197 5,467 4,491 4,736 5,294 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613 6,065 6,033 5,354 7,430
Number of ASP for residential building units 3,896 4,263 3,300 2,826 4,043 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,181 6,970 6,680 6,537 6,347 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152 5,088 4,925 4,759 4,945
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        

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from August 2015 to August 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 8 27 1 113 3 288 7 1,276 33 1,677 43 515 13 3,896 31,065
9 34 1 113 3 244 6 1,672 39 1,629 38 571 13 4,263 33,520
10 22 1 97 3 259 8 1,184 36 1,348 41 390 12 3,300 22,521
11 30 1 96 3 221 8 1,168 41 847 30 464 16 2,826 20,797
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

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 2016

[ Table summary]
Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 1,311 18,139
2. Kowloon 1,894 17,724
3. Islands 125 669
4. North 187 675
5. Sai Kung 594 3,441
6. Shatin 872 4,667
7. Tai Po 254 1,689
8. Tsuen Wan 618 2,972
9. Tuen Mun 689 2,838
10. Yuen Long 886 4,517
Total 7,430 57,331

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