Statistics of Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Residential Building Units : Primary and Secondary Sales from 2016 to 2018

Sales of residential units refer to sale and purchase agreements with payment of stamp duty. These statistics do not include sales of units under the Home Ownership Scheme, the Private Sector Participation Scheme and the Tenants Purchase Scheme except those after payment of premium.

Primary sales generally refer to sales from developers. Secondary sales refer to sales from parties other than developers.

Statistics of Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Residential Building Units : Primary and Secondary Sales
Number of Agreements for Sale and Purchase of
Residential Building Units : Primary and Secondary Sales
Year/Month 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total
2016 Primary Sales 450 234 641 1,294 1,476 1,538 1,142 1,628 3,474 2,251 2,212 453 16,793
Secondary Sales 1,595 1,573 1,728 3,200 3,110 3,082 3,101 4,193 4,352 4,350 4,527 3,097 37,908
Total 2,045 1,807 2,369 4,494 4,586 4,620 4,243 5,821 7,826 6,601 6,739 3,550 54,701
2017 Primary Sales 664 1,474 1,435 2,650 1,275 2,320 952 1,236 2,389 1,541 1,416 1,293 18,645
Secondary Sales 2,622 2,605 4,421 4,410 4,457 3,780 2,563 2,778 3,240 3,748 4,278 4,044 42,946
Total 3,286 4,079 5,856 7,060 5,732 6,100 3,515 4,014 5,629 5,289 5,694 5,337 61,591
2018 Primary Sales 828 1,168 738 2,122 756 2,070 1,753            
Secondary Sales 4,442 4,314 3,525 4,524 4,766 4,643 4,338            
Total 5,270 5,482 4,263 6,646 5,522 6,713 6,091            
Consideration ($ million) of Agreements for Sale and Purchase of
Residential Building Units : Primary and Secondary Sales
Year/Month 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Total
2016 Primary Sales 6,188 3,077 7,496 15,975 20,981 13,556 11,828 14,873 28,211 24,198 31,158 9,048 186,589
Secondary Sales 9,611 8,692 9,610 18,519 19,935 19,047 17,905 25,764 27,746 30,306 30,502 23,815 241,452
Total 15,800 11,769 17,106 34,494 40,916 32,603 29,733 40,637 55,957 54,504 61,659 32,863 428,041
2017 Primary Sales 8,164 17,465 20,632 38,342 21,342 27,416 12,133 14,369 23,434 15,809 20,623 20,783 240,512
Secondary Sales 19,275 18,995 29,743 31,240 32,218 31,723 21,079 19,282 21,838 26,079 33,194 31,172 315,838
Total 27,439 36,460 50,375 69,582 53,559 59,138 33,212 33,651 45,272 41,888 53,817 51,955 556,350
2018 Primary Sales 13,976 17,159 11,253 26,644 13,200 29,636 28,775            
Secondary Sales 35,830 33,735 27,557 35,180 38,984 38,387 36,462            
Total 49,805 50,894 38,810 61,825 52,184 68,023 65,237            

Notes: figures may not add up to total due to rounding.

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