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 : August 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
2,240
( 2,459 )
3,150
( 3,676 )
5,390
( 6,135 )
23,539 22,046 45,585
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
1 226 227 3,388 1,144 4,532
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,241 3,376 5,617 26,927 23,190 50,117
3.
Assignments of Building Units
3,709
( 3,919 )
5,729
( 6,052 )
9,438
( 9,971 )
37,098 35,371 72,469
4.
Assignments of Land
2 329 331 3,486 1,326 4,812
Sub-total (3)+(4)
3,711 6,058 9,769 40,584 36,697 77,281
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
3 1 4 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
3,742 5,532 9,274 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
3,745 5,533 9,278 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
3,558 4,342 7,900 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
159 93 252 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
2,296 2,751 5,047 - - -
Total 15,710 22,153 37,863 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : August 2020

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2020 August 2020 July 2019 August August 2020
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
July 2020 August 2019
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
5,390 7,576 5,159 -2,186 -28.9 +231 +4.5
(b) Consideration
45,585 69,294 42,436 -23,709 -34.2 +3,149 +7.4
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
227 230 180 -3 -1.3 +47 +26.1
(b) Consideration
4,532 2,100 1,253 +2,432 +115.8 +3,279 +261.7
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
5,617 7,806 5,339 -2,189 -28.0 +278 +5.2
(b) Consideration
50,117 71,394 43,689 -21,277 -29.8 +6,428 +14.7
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
9,438 8,393 10,044 +1,045 +12.5 -606 -6.0
(b) Consideration
72,469 63,639 99,035 +8,830 +13.9 -26,566 -26.8
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
331 373 453 -42 -11.3 -122 -26.9
(b) Consideration
4,812 3,799 1,800 +1,013 +26.7 +3,012 +167.3
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
9,769 8,766 10,497 +1,003 +11.4 -728 -6.9
(b) Consideration
77,281 67,438 100,835 +9,843 +14.6 -23,554 -23.4
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
4 1 0 +3 +300.0 +4 N.A.
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
9,274 8,431 11,931 +843 +10.0 -2,657 -22.3
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
9,278 8,432 11,931 +846 +10.0 -2,653 -22.2
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
7,900 7,602 9,585 +298 +3.9 -1,685 -17.6
8.
No. of Public Search
428,133 467,756 420,764 -39,623 -8.5 +7,369 +1.8
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 2019 2020
Month Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug
Number of ASP for all building units 5,159 4,090 5,075 6,701 3,908 3,776 4,413 4,555 4,866 6,885 8,254 7,576 5,390
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,084 3,447 4,001 5,756 3,184 2,762 3,572 3,870 4,102 5,984 6,987 6,133 4,358
12-month moving average for all ASP 6,016 5,957 5,932 6,161 6,234 6,083 6,034 5,878 5,457 5,168 5,339 5,438 5,457
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        

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


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

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 : August 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 869 11,790
2. Kowloon 1,371 11,749
3. Islands 159 977
4. North 126 1,100
5. Sai Kung 418 3,688
6. Shatin 466 4,216
7. Tai Po 175 1,281
8. Tsuen Wan 513 3,275
9. Tuen Mun 831 4,573
10. Yuen Long 462 2,936
Total 5,390 45,585

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