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 : July 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
2,672
( 2,934 )
3,708
( 3,861 )
6,380
( 6,795 )
28,070 25,913 53,983
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
3 249 252 238 1,054 1,292
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,675 3,957 6,632 28,308 26,967 55,275
3.
Assignments of Building Units
4,545
( 4,931 )
4,205
( 4,569 )
8,750
( 9,500 )
46,474 23,825 70,299
4.
Assignments of Land
8 407 415 1,996 1,117 3,113
Sub-total (3)+(4)
4,553 4,612 9,165 48,470 24,942 73,412
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 4 4 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
5,014 5,288 10,302 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
5,014 5,292 10,306 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,767 5,563 10,330 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
256 120 376 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
5,395 3,963 9,358 - - -
Total 22,660 23,507 46,167 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : July 2019

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2019 July 2019 June 2018 July July 2019
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
June 2019 July 2018
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
6,380 6,211 8,466 +169 +2.7 -2,086 -24.6
(b) Consideration
53,983 53,818 99,367 +165 +0.3 -45,384 -45.7
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
252 221 330 +31 +14.0 -78 -23.6
(b) Consideration
1,292 6,884 9,804 -5,592 -81.2 -8,512 -86.8
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
6,632 6,432 8,796 +200 +3.1 -2,164 -24.6
(b) Consideration
55,275 60,702 109,171 -5,427 -8.9 -53,896 -49.4
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
8,750 9,137 9,769 -387 -4.2 -1,019 -10.4
(b) Consideration
70,299 69,361 92,586 +938 +1.4 -22,287 -24.1
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
415 392 522 +23 +5.9 -107 -20.5
(b) Consideration
3,113 3,495 3,024 -382 -10.9 +89 +2.9
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
9,165 9,529 10,291 -364 -3.8 -1,126 -10.9
(b) Consideration
73,412 72,856 95,610 +556 +0.8 -22,198 -23.2
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
4 1 3 +3 +300.0 +1 +33.3
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
10,302 10,247 10,912 +55 +0.5 -610 -5.6
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
10,306 10,248 10,915 +58 +0.6 -609 -5.6
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
10,330 8,222 10,865 +2,108 +25.6 -535 -4.9
8.
No. of Public Search
459,753 432,182 483,658 +27,571 +6.4 -23,905 -4.9
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 July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July
Number of ASP for all building units 8,466 6,688 4,799 5,374 3,953 3,038 5,589 4,999 6,428 9,911 10,353 6,211 6,380
Number of ASP for residential building units 6,091 4,822 3,500 4,243 2,635 2,060 4,543 4,089 5,231 7,822 8,208 4,627 4,805
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,569 7,616 7,388 7,247 6,943 6,599 6,463 6,259 6,260 6,357 6,571 6,317 6,144
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          

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from July 2018 to July 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 7 18 0 69 1 164 3 1,026 17 3,152 52 1,662 27 6,091 65,237
8 32 1 81 2 120 2 875 18 2,717 56 997 21 4,822 46,765
9 20 1 53 2 92 3 530 15 1,859 53 946 27 3,500 37,083
10 26 1 54 1 114 3 692 16 2,648 62 709 17 4,243 38,571
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

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 : July 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 909 14,630
2. Kowloon 1,763 13,440
3. Islands 124 818
4. North 129 835
5. Sai Kung 841 7,696
6. Shatin 387 2,873
7. Tai Po 284 2,524
8. Tsuen Wan 485 2,867
9. Tuen Mun 823 4,675
10. Yuen Long 635 3,625
Total 6,380 53,983

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