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 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
3,157
( 3,845 )
4,439
( 4,593 )
7,596
( 8,438 )
35,581 34,708 70,289
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
1 231 232 156 1,690 1,846
Sub-total (1)+(2)
3,158 4,670 7,828 35,737 36,398 72,135
3.
Assignments of Building Units
4,372
( 5,213 )
6,306
( 6,500 )
10,678
( 11,713 )
37,233 34,199 71,432
4.
Assignments of Land
3 365 368 1,006 1,390 2,396
Sub-total (3)+(4)
4,375 6,671 11,046 38,239 35,589 73,828
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 2 3 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,943 5,780 9,723 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,944 5,782 9,726 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,310 4,144 7,454 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
232 114 346 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
2,767 3,253 6,020 - - -
Total 17,786 24,634 42,420 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : December 2020

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2020 December 2020 November 2019 December December 2020
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
November 2020 December 2019
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
7,596 7,241 3,908 +355 +4.9 +3,688 +94.4
(b) Consideration
70,289 65,951 35,030 +4,338 +6.6 +35,259 +100.7
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
232 242 184 -10 -4.1 +48 +26.1
(b) Consideration
1,846 2,417 2,112 -571 -23.6 -266 -12.6
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
7,828 7,483 4,092 +345 +4.6 +3,736 +91.3
(b) Consideration
72,135 68,368 37,142 +3,767 +5.5 +34,993 +94.2
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
10,678 7,319 5,609 +3,359 +45.9 +5,069 +90.4
(b) Consideration
71,432 57,613 37,981 +13,819 +24.0 +33,451 +88.1
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
368 321 352 +47 +14.6 +16 +4.5
(b) Consideration
2,396 1,474 2,418 +922 +62.6 -22 -0.9
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
11,046 7,640 5,961 +3,406 +44.6 +5,085 +85.3
(b) Consideration
73,828 59,087 40,399 +14,741 +24.9 +33,429 +82.7
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
3 3 4 0 0.0 -1 -25.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
9,723 6,464 7,029 +3,259 +50.4 +2,694 +38.3
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
9,726 6,467 7,033 +3,259 +50.4 +2,693 +38.3
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,454 7,027 6,559 +427 +6.1 +895 +13.6
8.
No. of Public Search
411,759 450,229 365,773 -38,470 -8.5 +45,986 +12.6
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 Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Number of ASP for all building units 3,908 3,776 4,413 4,555 4,866 6,885 8,254 7,576 5,390 6,581 6,189 7,241 7,596
Number of ASP for residential building units 3,184 2,762 3,572 3,870 4,102 5,984 6,987 6,133 4,358 5,024 4,951 6,070 6,067
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,234 6,083 6,034 5,878 5,457 5,168 5,339 5,438 5,457 5,665 5,758 5,803 6,110
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 7,576 5,390 6,581 6,189 7,241 7,596

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from December 2019 to December 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 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
7 21 0 62 1 114 2 860 14 3,468 57 1,608 26 6,133 59,494
8 12 0 50 1 110 3 876 20 2,396 55 914 21 4,358 40,207
9 6 0 59 1 129 3 1,004 20 2,910 58 916 18 5,024 43,406
10 15 0 45 1 91 2 826 17 3,058 62 916 19 4,951 50,053
11 17 0 77 1 128 2 980 16 3,224 53 1,644 27 6,070 58,110
12 17 0 82 1 106 2 820 14 3,240 53 1,802 30 6,067 58,746

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 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 1,082 13,338
2. Kowloon 2,075 22,243
3. Islands 245 1,678
4. North 129 746
5. Sai Kung 566 3,935
6. Shatin 1,584 16,125
7. Tai Po 255 1,886
8. Tsuen Wan 595 3,960
9. Tuen Mun 565 2,992
10. Yuen Long 500 3,386
Total 7,596 70,289

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