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 : June 2020

[ 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
3,297
( 3,846 )
4,957
( 5,166 )
8,254
( 9,012 )
36,652 33,622 70,274
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 215 219 1,166 1,498 2,664
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,301 5,172 8,473 37,818 35,120 72,938
3.
Assignments of Building Units
2,865
( 3,273 )
4,565
( 4,676 )
7,430
( 7,949 )
24,333 27,738 52,071
4.
Assignments of Land
3 290 293 172 741 913
Sub-total (3)+(4)
2,868 4,855 7,723 24,505 28,479 52,984
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 0 0 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,148 4,763 7,911 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,148 4,763 7,911 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
2,955 3,706 6,661 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
162 76 238 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,032 3,713 7,745 - - -
Total 16,466 22,285 38,751 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : June 2020

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2020 June 2020 May 2019 June June 2020
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
May 2020 June 2019
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
8,254 6,885 6,211 +1,369 +19.9 +2,043 +32.9
(b) Consideration
70,274 60,235 53,818 +10,039 +16.7 +16,456 +30.6
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
219 186 221 +33 +17.7 -2 -0.9
(b) Consideration
2,664 1,465 6,884 +1,199 +81.8 -4,220 -61.3
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
8,473 7,071 6,432 +1,402 +19.8 +2,041 +31.7
(b) Consideration
72,938 61,700 60,702 +11,238 +18.2 +12,236 +20.2
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
7,430 4,944 9,137 +2,486 +50.3 -1,707 -18.7
(b) Consideration
52,071 38,901 69,361 +13,170 +33.9 -17,290 -24.9
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
293 250 392 +43 +17.2 -99 -25.3
(b) Consideration
913 1,382 3,495 -469 -33.9 -2,582 -73.9
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
7,723 5,194 9,529 +2,529 +48.7 -1,806 -19.0
(b) Consideration
52,984 40,283 72,856 +12,701 +31.5 -19,872 -27.3
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
0 1 1 -1 -100.0 -1 -100.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
7,911 5,437 10,247 +2,474 +45.5 -2,336 -22.8
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
7,911 5,438 10,248 +2,473 +45.5 -2,337 -22.8
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
6,661 5,277 8,222 +1,384 +26.2 -1,561 -19.0
8.
No. of Public Search
477,140 447,639 432,182 +29,501 +6.6 +44,958 +10.4
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 2019 2020
Month Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun
Number of ASP for all building units 6,211 6,380 5,159 4,090 5,075 6,701 3,908 3,776 4,413 4,555 4,866 6,885 8,254
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,627 4,805 4,084 3,447 4,001 5,756 3,184 2,762 3,572 3,870 4,102 5,984 6,987
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,317 6,144 6,016 5,957 5,932 6,161 6,234 6,083 6,034 5,878 5,457 5,168 5,339
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
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 3,908
2020 3,776 4,413 4,555 4,866 6,885 8,254            

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from June 2019 to June 2020


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from June 2019 to June 2020
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.    %   
2019 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
12 16 1 61 2 77 2 597 19 1,755 55 678 21 3,184 31,263
2020 1 5 0 56 2 78 3 530 19 1,619 59 474 17 2,762 24,778
2 19 1 64 2 67 2 574 16 2,254 63 594 17 3,572 30,407
3 13 0 61 2 88 2 797 21 2,275 59 636 16 3,870 31,759
4 11 0 50 1 79 2 842 21 2,476 60 644 16 4,102 33,733
5 9 0 61 1 99 2 1,029 17 3,647 61 1,139 19 5,984 52,745
6 14 0 66 1 111 2 1,159 17 4,382 63 1,255 18 6,987 64,795

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 : June 2020

[ 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 1,296 19,148
2. Kowloon 2,001 17,504
3. Islands 238 1,507
4. North 141 779
5. Sai Kung 581 4,882
6. Shatin 762 5,641
7. Tai Po 391 3,022
8. Tsuen Wan 699 4,221
9. Tuen Mun 891 5,420
10. Yuen Long 1,254 8,150
Total 8,254 70,274

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