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 : September 2009

[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
7,490
( 8,704 )
6,947
( 7,502 )
14,437
( 16,206 )
49,926 17,123 67,049
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
16 204 220 2,523 1,588 4,111
Sub-total (1)+(2)
7,506 7,151 14,657 52,449 18,711 71,160
3.
Assignments of Building Units
8,078
( 8,931 )
7,127
( 7,516 )
15,205
( 16,447 )
35,492 15,398 50,890
4.
Assignments of Land
27 565 592 2,013 1,424 3,437
Sub-total (3)+(4)
8,105 7,692 15,797 37,505 16,822 54,327
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 1 2 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
6,713 6,270 12,983 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
6,714 6,271 12,985 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
7,337 7,498 14,835 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
280 141 421 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
5,604 5,019 10,623 - - -
Total 35,546 33,772 69,318 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote number of units involved

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : September 2009

[Table summary]

Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2009 September 2009 August 2008 September September 2009
Increase(+) or Decrease (-)as compared with
August 2009 September 2008
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
14,437 13,245 7,369 +1,192 +9.0 +7,068 +95.9
(b) Consideration
67,049 53,189 23,559 +13,860 +26.1 +43,490 +184.6
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
220 216 147 +4 +1.9 +73 +49.7
(b) Consideration
4,111 1,889 1,390 +2,222 +117.6 +2,721 +195.8
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
14,657 13,461 7,516 +1,196 +8.9 +7,141 +95.0
(b) Consideration
71,160 55,078 24,949 +16,082 +29.2 +46,211 +185.2
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
15,205 15,584 10,700 -379 -2.4 +4,505 +42.1
(b) Consideration
50,890 54,916 34,212 -4,026 -7.3 +16,678 +48.7
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
592 547 494 +45 +8.2 +98 +19.8
(b) Consideration
3,437 2,461 1,788 +976 +39.7 +1,649 +92.2
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
15,797 16,131 11,194 -334 -2.1 +4,603 +41.1
(b) Consideration
54,327 57,377 36,000 -3,050 -5.3 +18,327 +50.9
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
2 14 8 -12 -85.7 -6 -75.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
12,983 13,118 9,891 -135 -1.0 +3,092 +31.3
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
12,985 13,132 9,899 -147 -1.1 +3,086 +31.2
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
14,835 13,492 12,331 +1,343 +10.0 +2,504 +20.3
8.
No. of Public Search
468,440 465,384 348,658 +3,056 +0.7 +119,782 +34.4
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 2008 2009
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
ASP for all building units 7,369 6,054 3,786 5,437 5,759 5,043 8,062 11,148 13,067 15,747 14,039 13,245 14,437
ASP for residential building units 6,075 4,719 3,264 4,706 4,875 4,487 7,102 9,856 11,788 13,805 12,023 11,250 12,285
12-month moving average
for all ASP
12,079 11,481 10,288 9,442 8,506 7,728 7,483 7,500 7,744 8,067 8,493 9,063 9,652
Note:Sales of residential units refer to sale and purchase agreements with payment of stamp duty. These statistics do not include sales of units under the Home Ownership Scheme, the Private Sector Participation Scheme and the Tenants Purchase Scheme except those after payment of premium.

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

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of Residential and non-residential building units
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
2007 8,807 9,188 9,470 10,973 13,090 11,979 11,121 13,664 10,475 13,227 18,105 15,592
2008 16,984 14,384 10,993 10,945 10,138 11,876 8,930 6,402 7,369 6,054 3,786 5,437
2009 5,759 5,043 8,062 11,148 13,067 15,747 14,039 13,245 14,437      

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from September 2008 to September 2009


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from September 2008 to September 2009
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.    %   
2008 9 701 12 2,379 39 1,350 22 1,043 17 434 7 168 3 6,075 18,733
10 612 13 1,937 41 933 20 617 13 471 10 149 3 4,719 16,279
11 542 17 1,387 42 568 17 444 14 224 7 99 3 3,264 9,007
12 616 13 1,960 42 787 17 539 11 477 10 327 7 4,706 17,662
2009 1 643 13 1,928 40 995 20 748 15 303 6 258 5 4,875 16,124
2 650 14 1,842 41 852 19 644 14 326 7 173 4 4,487 13,622
3 954 13 2,904 41 1,227 17 1,094 15 454 6 469 7 7,102 25,448
4 1,045 11 3,605 37 1,914 19 2,154 22 720 7 418 4 9,856 31,580
5 1,085 9 4,702 40 2,378 20 1,938 16 1,099 9 586 5 11,788 39,423
6 1,197 9 4,636 34 2,472 18 3,342 24 1,477 11 681 5 13,805 49,713
7 1,067 9 4,467 37 2,317 19 2,338 19 1,199 10 635 5 12,023 43,567
8 893 8 3,796 34 1,880 17 2,709 24 1,472 13 500 4 11,250 40,987
9 922 8 4,523 37 2,361 19 2,142 17 986 8 1,351 11 12,285 56,163

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 : September 2009

[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 2,782 19,446
2. Kowloon 4,708 30,480
3. Islands 346 1,132
4. North 480 836
5. Sai Kung 864 2,909
6. Shatin 1,087 2,942
7. Tai Po 489 1,352
8. Tsuen Wan 1,568 3,923
9. Tuen Mun 952 1,453
10. Yuen Long 1,161 2,576
Total 14,437 67,049

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