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 : November 2019

[ 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
2,702
( 3,042 )
3,999
( 4,073 )
6,701
( 7,115 )
36,000 25,500 61,500
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
3 212 215 217 703 920
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,705 4,211 6,916 36,217 26,203 62,420
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,069
( 3,820 )
2,815
( 2,899 )
5,884
( 6,719 )
41,615 18,018 59,633
4.
Assignments of Land
6 406 412 4,510 799 5,309
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,075 3,221 6,296 46,125 18,817 64,942
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 0 1 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,822 4,170 7,992 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,823 4,170 7,993 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,440 4,199 7,639 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
157 101 258 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
3,521 4,577 8,098 - - -
Total 16,721 20,479 37,200 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : November 2019

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2019 November 2019 October 2018 November November 2019
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
October 2019 November 2018
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
6,701 5,075 3,953 +1,626 +32.0 +2,748 +69.5
(b) Consideration
61,500 65,593 43,325 -4,093 -6.2 +18,175 +42.0
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
215 247 268 -32 -13.0 -53 -19.8
(b) Consideration
920 1,462 5,579 -542 -37.1 -4,659 -83.5
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
6,916 5,322 4,221 +1,594 +30.0 +2,695 +63.8
(b) Consideration
62,420 67,055 48,904 -4,635 -6.9 +13,516 +27.6
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
5,884 9,543 9,151 -3,659 -38.3 -3,267 -35.7
(b) Consideration
59,633 73,340 62,707 -13,707 -18.7 -3,074 -4.9
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
412 442 550 -30 -6.8 -138 -25.1
(b) Consideration
5,309 1,801 7,094 +3,508 +194.8 -1,785 -25.2
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
6,296 9,985 9,701 -3,689 -36.9 -3,405 -35.1
(b) Consideration
64,942 75,141 69,801 -10,199 -13.6 -4,859 -7.0
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
1 0 1 +1 N.A. 0 0.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
7,992 12,779 11,306 -4,787 -37.5 -3,314 -29.3
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
7,993 12,779 11,307 -4,786 -37.5 -3,314 -29.3
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,639 9,724 9,957 -2,085 -21.4 -2,318 -23.3
8.
No. of Public Search
386,075 428,731 443,071 -42,656 -9.9 -56,996 -12.9
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 2018 2019
Month Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov
Number of ASP for all building units 3,953 3,038 5,589 4,999 6,428 9,911 10,353 6,211 6,380 5,159 4,090 5,075 6,701
Number of ASP for residential building units 2,635 2,060 4,543 4,089 5,231 7,822 8,208 4,627 4,805 4,084 3,447 4,001 5,756
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,943 6,599 6,463 6,259 6,260 6,357 6,571 6,317 6,144 6,016 5,957 5,932 6,161
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
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
2019 5,589 4,999 6,428 9,911 10,353 6,211 6,380 5,159 4,090 5,075 6,701  

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from November 2018 to November 2019


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from November 2018 to November 2019
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.    %   
2018 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
2019 1 18 0 58 1 110 2 801 18 1,957 43 1,599 35 4,543 44,924
2 14 0 36 1 92 2 888 22 2,433 60 626 15 4,089 36,079
3 8 0 64 1 147 3 1,142 22 2,784 53 1,086 21 5,231 45,870
4 24 0 53 1 144 2 1,404 18 4,548 58 1,649 21 7,822 70,101
5 25 0 87 1 138 2 1,413 17 4,729 58 1,816 22 8,208 78,447
6 23 0 65 1 120 3 920 20 2,474 53 1,025 22 4,627 45,330
7 23 0 89 2 200 4 896 19 2,560 53 1,037 22 4,805 44,070
8 19 0 88 2 254 6 720 18 2,220 54 783 19 4,084 36,582
9 12 0 81 2 95 3 684 20 2,011 58 564 16 3,447 27,662
10 19 0 62 2 106 3 677 17 2,264 57 873 22 4,001 40,688
11 17 0 56 1 111 2 1,100 19 3,531 61 941 16 5,756 47,779

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 : November 2019

[ 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 929 18,601
2. Kowloon 1,773 17,399
3. Islands 134 863
4. North 141 651
5. Sai Kung 632 4,468
6. Shatin 476 3,384
7. Tai Po 368 2,527
8. Tsuen Wan 1,073 6,614
9. Tuen Mun 705 4,023
10. Yuen Long 470 2,970
Total 6,701 61,500

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