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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 : April 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
2,246
( 2,431 )
3,367
( 3,570 )
5,613
( 6,001 )
22,532 19,753 42,285
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 204 208 2,102 887 2,989
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,250 3,571 5,821 24,634 20,640 45,274
3.
Assignments of Building Units
2,077
( 2,320 )
2,457
( 2,823 )
4,534
( 5,143 )
15,787 11,127 26,914
4.
Assignments of Land
7 362 369 8,546 856 9,402
Sub-total (3)+(4)
2,084 2,819 4,903 24,333 11,983 36,316
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
6 4 10 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
2,211 2,854 5,065 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
2,217 2,858 5,075 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
2,637 3,139 5,776 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
233 134 367 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,341 3,751 8,092 - - -
Total 13,762 16,272 30,034 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : April 2016

[Table summary]

Item 2016 April 2016
March
2015 April April 2016
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
March 2016 April 2015
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
5,613 3,154 6,223 +2,459 +78.0 -610 -9.8
(b) Consideration
42,285 21,653 44,587 +20,632 +95.3 -2,302 -5.2
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
208 153 235 +55 +35.9 -27 -11.5
(b) Consideration
2,989 10,052 1,466 -7,063 -70.3 +1,523 +103.9
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
5,821 3,307 6,458 +2,514 +76.0 -637 -9.9
(b) Consideration
45,274 31,705 46,053 +13,569 +42.8 -779 -1.7
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
4,534 6,181 9,418 -1,647 -26.6 -4,884 -51.9
(b) Consideration
26,914 40,596 51,536 -13,682 -33.7 -24,622 -47.8
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
369 438 572 -69 -15.8 -203 -35.5
(b) Consideration
9,402 5,125 3,386 +4,277 +83.5 +6,016 +177.7
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
4,903 6,619 9,990 -1,716 -25.9 -5,087 -50.9
(b) Consideration
36,316 45,721 54,922 -9,405 -20.6 -18,606 -33.9
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
10 3 1 +7 +233.3 +9 +900.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
5,065 6,216 8,933 -1,151 -18.5 -3,868 -43.3
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
5,075 6,219 8,934 -1,144 -18.4 -3,859 -43.2
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
5,776 6,033 8,867 -257 -4.3 -3,091 -34.9
8.
No. of Public Search
378,150 367,811 405,852 +10,339 +2.8 -27,702 -6.8
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
MonthApr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Number of ASP for all building units 6,223 6,839 7,993 7,338 5,197 5,467 4,491 4,736 5,294 3,123 2,583 3,154 5,613
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,549 5,168 5,776 5,393 3,896 4,263 3,300 2,826 4,043 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,524 7,529 7,578 7,406 7,181 6,970 6,680 6,537 6,347 5,914 5,458 5,203 5,152
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

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                

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from April 2015 to April 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 4 24 1 154 3 337 7 1,243 27 2,140 47 651 14 4,549 34,899
5 24 0 125 2 334 6 1,529 30 2,432 47 724 14 5,168 40,200
6 33 1 166 3 461 8 1,852 32 2,517 44 747 13 5,776 43,242
7 38 1 149 3 365 7 1,781 33 2,131 40 929 17 5,393 44,551
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

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 : April 2016

[Table summary]

Item District Sale and Purchase Agreements of Building Units
No. of Transactions Consideration (nearest $million)
1. Hong Kong 810 9,245
2. Kowloon 1,436 13,287
3. Islands 118 793
4. North 158 652
5. Sai Kung 566 3,951
6. Shatin 608 3,958
7. Tai Po 218 2,090
8. Tsuen Wan 500 2,864
9. Tuen Mun 362 1,665
10. Yuen Long 837 3,780
Total 5,613 42,285

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