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 : July 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
2,703
( 3,224 )
2,758
( 2,917 )
5,461
( 6,141 )
28,162 17,605 45,767
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
1 248 249 65 1,501 1,566
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,704 3,006 5,710 28,227 19,106 47,333
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,821
( 4,186 )
5,673
( 6,077 )
9,494
( 10,263 )
32,395 25,337 57,732
4.
Assignments of Land
5 420 425 642 1,669 2,311
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,826 6,093 9,919 33,037 27,006 60,043
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
2 3 5 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
4,521 6,448 10,969 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
4,523 6,451 10,974 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,546 5,423 9,969 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
248 122 370 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
5,047 4,321 9,368 - - -
Total 20,894 25,416 46,310 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : July 2017

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2017 July 2017 June 2016 July July 2017
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
June 2017 July 2016
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
5,461 7,902 5,354 -2,441 -30.9 +107 +2.0
(b) Consideration
45,767 73,926 36,113 -28,159 -38.1 +9,654 +26.7
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
249 275 193 -26 -9.5 +56 +29.0
(b) Consideration
1,566 4,810 1,782 -3,244 -67.4 -216 -12.1
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
5,710 8,177 5,547 -2,467 -30.2 +163 +2.9
(b) Consideration
47,333 78,736 37,895 -31,403 -39.9 +9,438 +24.9
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
9,494 10,685 6,360 -1,191 -11.1 +3,134 +49.3
(b) Consideration
57,732 72,048 39,468 -14,316 -19.9 +18,264 +46.3
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
425 504 409 -79 -15.7 +16 +3.9
(b) Consideration
2,311 7,534 2,471 -5,223 -69.3 -160 -6.5
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
9,919 11,189 6,769 -1,270 -11.4 +3,150 +46.5
(b) Consideration
60,043 79,582 41,939 -19,539 -24.6 +18,104 +43.2
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
5 7 2 -2 -28.6 +3 +150.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
10,969 11,532 6,603 -563 -4.9 +4,366 +66.1
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
10,974 11,539 6,605 -565 -4.9 +4,369 +66.1
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
9,969 10,629 7,358 -660 -6.2 +2,611 +35.5
8.
No. of Public Search
434,555 466,201 384,052 -31,646 -6.8 +50,503 +13.2
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
Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements (ASP) of building units
Year 2016 2017
Month July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July
Number of ASP for all building units 5,354 7,430 9,504 8,560 8,618 6,967 5,220 5,615 7,605 8,984 7,536 7,902 5,461
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060 5,732 6,100 3,515
12-month moving average for all ASP 4,759 4,945 5,282 5,621 5,944 6,084 6,258 6,511 6,882 7,163 7,286 7,441 7,450
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          

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


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

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 : July 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 839 13,765
2. Kowloon 1,864 14,397
3. Islands 121 783
4. North 116 532
5. Sai Kung 219 1,466
6. Shatin 387 2,535
7. Tai Po 172 1,028
8. Tsuen Wan 776 5,996
9. Tuen Mun 296 1,280
10. Yuen Long 671 3,985
Total 5,461 45,767

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