Past 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 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
2,254
( 2,404 )
2,905
( 2,985 )
5,159
( 5,389 )
22,860 19,576 42,436
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
4 176 180 413 840 1,253
Sub-total (1)+(2)
2,258 3,081 5,339 23,273 20,416 43,689
3.
Assignments of Building Units
4,728
( 5,115 )
5,316
( 5,458 )
10,044
( 10,573 )
55,573 43,462 99,035
4.
Assignments of Land
8 445 453 515 1,285 1,800
Sub-total (3)+(4)
4,736 5,761 10,497 56,088 44,747 100,835
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
0 0 0 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
5,406 6,525 11,931 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
5,406 6,525 11,931 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,286 5,299 9,585 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
235 109 344 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
5,388 4,739 10,127 - - -
Total 22,309 25,514 47,823 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : August 2019

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2019 August 2019 July 2018 August August 2019
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
July 2019 August 2018
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
5,159 6,380 6,688 -1,221 -19.1 -1,529 -22.9
(b) Consideration
42,436 53,983 60,944 -11,547 -21.4 -18,508 -30.4
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
180 252 278 -72 -28.6 -98 -35.3
(b) Consideration
1,253 1,292 2,577 -39 -3.0 -1,324 -51.4
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
5,339 6,632 6,966 -1,293 -19.5 -1,627 -23.4
(b) Consideration
43,689 55,275 63,521 -11,586 -21.0 -19,832 -31.2
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
10,044 8,750 9,680 +1,294 +14.8 +364 +3.8
(b) Consideration
99,035 70,299 72,192 +28,736 +40.9 +26,843 +37.2
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
453 415 585 +38 +9.2 -132 -22.6
(b) Consideration
1,800 3,113 2,342 -1,313 -42.2 -542 -23.1
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
10,497 9,165 10,265 +1,332 +14.5 +232 +2.3
(b) Consideration
100,835 73,412 74,534 +27,423 +37.4 +26,301 +35.3
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
0 4 0 -4 -100.0 0 N.A.
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
11,931 10,302 10,140 +1,629 +15.8 +1,791 +17.7
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
11,931 10,306 10,140 +1,625 +15.8 +1,791 +17.7
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
9,585 10,330 10,872 -745 -7.2 -1,287 -11.8
8.
No. of Public Search
420,764 459,753 478,414 -38,989 -8.5 -57,650 -12.1
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 Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug
Number of ASP for all building units 6,688 4,799 5,374 3,953 3,038 5,589 4,999 6,428 9,911 10,353 6,211 6,380 5,159
Number of ASP for residential building units 4,822 3,500 4,243 2,635 2,060 4,543 4,089 5,231 7,822 8,208 4,627 4,805 4,084
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,616 7,388 7,247 6,943 6,599 6,463 6,259 6,260 6,357 6,571 6,317 6,144 6,016
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 5,159        

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from August 2018 to August 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 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
8 19 0 88 2 254 6 720 18 2,220 54 783 19 4,084 36,582

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 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 800 11,402
2. Kowloon 1,454 11,458
3. Islands 97 644
4. North 117 590
5. Sai Kung 330 2,742
6. Shatin 280 2,337
7. Tai Po 645 5,499
8. Tsuen Wan 367 2,163
9. Tuen Mun 641 3,227
10. Yuen Long 428 2,374
Total 5,159 42,436

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