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 2018

[ 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
3,719
( 4,084 )
5,022
( 5,709 )
8,741
( 9,793 )
42,024 35,814 77,838
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
8 239 247 1,046 1,187 2,233
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,727 5,261 8,988 43,070 37,001 80,071
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,741
( 4,121 )
5,263
( 5,811 )
9,004
( 9,932 )
36,835 30,125 66,960
4.
Assignments of Land
8 409 417 1,382 3,405 4,787
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,749 5,672 9,421 38,217 33,530 71,747
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 1 2 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,486 5,454 8,940 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,487 5,455 8,942 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,892 4,490 8,382 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
206 107 313 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,547 4,135 8,682 - - -
Total 19,608 25,120 44,728 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : April 2018

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2018 April 2018 March 2017 April April 2018
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
March 2018 April 2017
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
8,741 6,415 8,984 +2,326 +36.3 -243 -2.7
(b) Consideration
77,838 50,510 88,015 +27,328 +54.1 -10,177 -11.6
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
247 213 221 +34 +16.0 +26 +11.8
(b) Consideration
2,233 2,283 5,871 -50 -2.2 -3,638 -62.0
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
8,988 6,628 9,205 +2,360 +35.6 -217 -2.4
(b) Consideration
80,071 52,793 93,886 +27,278 +51.7 -13,815 -14.7
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
9,004 8,970 8,110 +34 +0.4 +894 +11.0
(b) Consideration
66,960 83,999 60,161 -17,039 -20.3 +6,799 +11.3
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
417 385 347 +32 +8.3 +70 +20.2
(b) Consideration
4,787 1,972 3,446 +2,815 +142.7 +1,341 +38.9
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
9,421 9,355 8,457 +66 +0.7 +964 +11.4
(b) Consideration
71,747 85,971 63,607 -14,224 -16.5 +8,140 +12.8
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
2 5 3 -3 -60.0 -1 -33.3
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
8,940 8,669 8,354 +271 +3.1 +586 +7.0
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
8,942 8,674 8,357 +268 +3.1 +585 +7.0
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
8,382 8,612 7,368 -230 -2.7 +1,014 +13.8
8.
No. of Public Search
444,342 452,217 407,234 -7,875 -1.7 +37,108 +9.1
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 2017 2018
Month Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
Number of ASP for all building units 8,984 7,536 7,902 5,461 6,130 7,540 7,063 7,601 7,158 7,223 7,456 6,415 8,741
Number of ASP for residential building units 7,060 5,732 6,100 3,515 4,014 5,629 5,289 5,694 5,337 5,270 5,482 4,263 6,646
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,163 7,286 7,441 7,450 7,342 7,178 7,053 6,969 6,985 7,152 7,305 7,206 7,186
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
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 6,130 7,540 7,063 7,601 7,158
2018 7,223 7,456 6,415 8,741                

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from April 2017 to April 2018


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from April 2017 to April 2018
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.    %   
2017 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
8 28 1 92 2 208 5 1,226 31 1,715 43 745 19 4,014 33,651
9 27 0 91 2 244 4 1,591 28 2,612 46 1,064 19 5,629 45,272
10 24 0 86 2 272 5 1,522 29 2,427 46 958 18 5,289 41,888
11 29 1 85 1 325 6 1,590 28 2,507 44 1,158 20 5,694 53,817
12 28 1 97 2 300 6 1,453 27 2,278 43 1,181 22 5,337 51,955
2018 1 32 1 90 2 236 4 1,463 28 2,415 46 1,034 20 5,270 49,805
2 10 0 93 2 192 4 1,428 26 2,458 45 1,301 24 5,482 50,894
3 14 0 60 1 170 4 1,131 27 1,960 46 928 22 4,263 38,810
4 15 0 91 1 166 2 1,358 20 3,679 55 1,337 20 6,646 61,825

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 2018

[ 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 1,588 22,096
2. Kowloon 2,131 19,928
3. Islands 199 1,281
4. North 161 923
5. Sai Kung 1,804 15,629
6. Shatin 625 4,963
7. Tai Po 247 1,485
8. Tsuen Wan 798 4,744
9. Tuen Mun 574 3,664
10. Yuen Long 614 3,125
Total 8,741 77,838

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