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 : December 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
1,375
( 1,458 )
1,663
( 1,785 )
3,038
( 3,243 )
31,856 11,188 43,044
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
0 178 178 0 1,497 1,497
Sub-total (1)+(2)
1,375 1,841 3,216 31,856 12,685 44,541
3.
Assignments of Building Units
2,667
( 2,985 )
3,997
( 4,247 )
6,664
( 7,232 )
37,537 27,197 64,734
4.
Assignments of Land
8 418 426 633 1,951 2,584
Sub-total (3)+(4)
2,675 4,415 7,090 38,170 29,148 67,318
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 1 1 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,144 4,991 8,135 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,144 4,992 8,136 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,350 3,985 7,335 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
205 116 321 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
3,555 3,606 7,161 - - -
Total 14,304 18,955 33,259 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : December 2018

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2018 December 2018 November 2017 December December 2018
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
November 2018 December 2017
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
3,038 3,953 7,158 -915 -23.1 -4,120 -57.6
(b) Consideration
43,044 43,325 86,640 -281 -0.6 -43,596 -50.3
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
178 268 256 -90 -33.6 -78 -30.5
(b) Consideration
1,497 5,579 1,487 -4,082 -73.2 +10 +0.7
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
3,216 4,221 7,414 -1,005 -23.8 -4,198 -56.6
(b) Consideration
44,541 48,904 88,127 -4,363 -8.9 -43,586 -49.5
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
6,664 9,151 9,006 -2,487 -27.2 -2,342 -26.0
(b) Consideration
64,734 62,707 61,058 +2,027 +3.2 +3,676 +6.0
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
426 550 407 -124 -22.5 +19 +4.7
(b) Consideration
2,584 7,094 3,024 -4,510 -63.6 -440 -14.6
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
7,090 9,701 9,413 -2,611 -26.9 -2,323 -24.7
(b) Consideration
67,318 69,801 64,082 -2,483 -3.6 +3,236 +5.0
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
1 1 0 0 0.0 +1 N.A.
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
8,135 11,306 9,258 -3,171 -28.0 -1,123 -12.1
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
8,136 11,307 9,258 -3,171 -28.0 -1,122 -12.1
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,335 9,957 7,583 -2,622 -26.3 -248 -3.3
8.
No. of Public Search
352,901 443,071 382,565 -90,170 -20.4 -29,664 -7.8
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
Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements (ASP) of building units
Year 2017 2018
Month Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of ASP for all building units 7,158 7,223 7,456 6,415 8,741 7,788 9,252 8,466 6,688 4,799 5,374 3,953 3,038
Number of ASP for residential building units 5,337 5,270 5,482 4,263 6,646 5,522 6,713 6,091 4,822 3,500 4,243 2,635 2,060
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,985 7,152 7,305 7,206 7,186 7,207 7,319 7,569 7,616 7,388 7,247 6,943 6,599
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 7,788 9,252 8,466 6,688 4,799 5,374 3,953 3,038

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from December 2017 to December 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 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
5 22 0 100 2 177 3 1,243 23 2,767 50 1,213 22 5,522 52,184
6 27 0 68 1 202 3 1,154 17 3,528 53 1,734 26 6,713 68,023
7 18 0 69 1 164 3 1,026 17 3,152 52 1,662 27 6,091 65,237
8 32 1 81 2 120 2 875 18 2,717 56 997 21 4,822 46,765
9 20 1 53 2 92 3 530 15 1,859 53 946 27 3,500 37,083
10 26 1 54 1 114 3 692 16 2,648 62 709 17 4,243 38,571
11 18 1 63 2 108 4 656 25 1,313 50 477 18 2,635 26,020
12 31 2 47 2 90 4 571 28 916 44 405 20 2,060 24,076

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 : December 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 512 12,373
2. Kowloon 863 19,483
3. Islands 88 538
4. North 94 341
5. Sai Kung 201 1,730
6. Shatin 275 2,220
7. Tai Po 160 1,676
8. Tsuen Wan 282 2,032
9. Tuen Mun 250 1,190
10. Yuen Long 313 1,461
Total 3,038 43,044

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