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 : January 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
1,652
( 1,894 )
2,124
( 2,291 )
3,776
( 4,185 )
15,447 13,591 29,038
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
2 171 173 175 614 789
Sub-total (1)+(2)
1,654 2,295 3,949 15,622 14,205 29,827
3.
Assignments of Building Units
2,387
( 2,576 )
2,396
( 2,629 )
4,783
( 5,205 )
22,591 13,876 36,467
4.
Assignments of Land
4 330 334 384 555 939
Sub-total (3)+(4)
2,391 2,726 5,117 22,975 14,431 37,406
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 1 1 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
2,838 2,799 5,637 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
2,838 2,800 5,638 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
2,529 3,059 5,588 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
158 95 253 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
3,683 3,362 7,045 - - -
Total 13,253 14,337 27,590 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : January 2020

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2020 January 2019 December 2019 January January 2020
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
December 2019 January 2019
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
3,776 3,908 5,589 -132 -3.4 -1,813 -32.4
(b) Consideration
29,038 35,030 71,981 -5,992 -17.1 -42,943 -59.7
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
173 184 257 -11 -6.0 -84 -32.7
(b) Consideration
789 2,112 3,132 -1,323 -62.6 -2,343 -74.8
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
3,949 4,092 5,846 -143 -3.5 -1,897 -32.4
(b) Consideration
29,827 37,142 75,113 -7,315 -19.7 -45,286 -60.3
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
4,783 5,609 7,616 -826 -14.7 -2,833 -37.2
(b) Consideration
36,467 37,981 74,212 -1,514 -4.0 -37,745 -50.9
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
334 352 464 -18 -5.1 -130 -28.0
(b) Consideration
939 2,418 3,436 -1,479 -61.2 -2,497 -72.7
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
5,117 5,961 8,080 -844 -14.2 -2,963 -36.7
(b) Consideration
37,406 40,399 77,648 -2,993 -7.4 -40,242 -51.8
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
1 4 3 -3 -75.0 -2 -66.7
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
5,637 7,029 9,506 -1,392 -19.8 -3,869 -40.7
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
5,638 7,033 9,509 -1,395 -19.8 -3,871 -40.7
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
5,588 6,559 8,137 -971 -14.8 -2,549 -31.3
8.
No. of Public Search
342,191 365,773 423,818 -23,582 -6.4 -81,627 -19.3
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 Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan
Number of ASP for all building units 5,589 4,999 6,428 9,911 10,353 6,211 6,380 5,159 4,090 5,075 6,701 3,908 3,776
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,543 4,089 5,231 7,822 8,208 4,627 4,805 4,084 3,447 4,001 5,756 3,184 2,762
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,463 6,259 6,260 6,357 6,571 6,317 6,144 6,016 5,957 5,932 6,161 6,234 6,083
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                      

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


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

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 : January 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 677 6,892
2. Kowloon 975 8,555
3. Islands 79 520
4. North 93 497
5. Sai Kung 233 1,791
6. Shatin 437 3,185
7. Tai Po 197 1,280
8. Tsuen Wan 320 1,947
9. Tuen Mun 267 1,408
10. Yuen Long 498 2,963
Total 3,776 29,038

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