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 2010

[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
6,599
( 7,400 )
7,150
( 7,804 )
13,749
( 15,204 )
36,291 17,220 53,511
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
27 230 257 3,459 1,047 4,506
Sub-total (1)+(2)
6,626 7,380 14,006 39,750 18,267 58,017
3.
Assignments of Building Units
8,644
( 9,526 )
9,600
( 10,102 )
18,244
( 19,628 )
46,847 26,706 73,553
4.
Assignments of Land
28 611 639 3,432 1,157 4,589
Sub-total (3)+(4)
8,672 10,211 18,883 50,279 27,863 78,142
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
4 5 9 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
7,973 9,440 17,413 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
7,977 9,445 17,422 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
7,515 8,614 16,129 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
260 133 393 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
7,394 4,967 12,361 - - -
Total 38,444 40,750 79,194 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote number of units involved

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : September 2010

[Table summary]

Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2010 September 2010 August 2009 September September 2010
Increase(+) or Decrease (-)as compared with
August 2010 September 2009
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
13,749 16,946 14,437 -3,197 -18.9 -688 -4.8
(b) Consideration
53,511 80,237 67,049 -26,726 -33.3 -13,538 -20.2
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
257 211 220 +46 +21.8 +37 +16.8
(b) Consideration
4,506 4,686 4,111 -180 -3.8 +395 +9.6
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
14,006 17,157 14,657 -3,151 -18.4 -651 -4.4
(b) Consideration
58,017 84,923 71,160 -26,906 -31.7 -13,143 -18.5
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
18,244 14,663 15,205 +3,581 +24.4 +3,039 +20.0
(b) Consideration
73,553 53,354 50,890 +20,199 +37.9 +22,663 +44.5
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
639 504 592 +135 +26.8 +47 +7.9
(b) Consideration
4,589 3,308 3,437 +1,281 +38.7 +1,152 +33.5
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
18,883 15,167 15,797 +3,716 +24.5 +3,086 +19.5
(b) Consideration
78,142 56,662 54,327 +21,480 +37.9 +23,815 +43.8
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
9 7 2 +2 +28.6 +7 +350
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
17,413 14,020 12,983 +3,393 +24.2 +4,430 +34.1
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
17,422 14,027 12,985 +3,395 +24.2 +4,437 +34.2
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
16,129 14,491 14,835 +1,638 +11.3 +1,294 +8.7
8.
No. of Public Search
488,435 541,022 468,440 -52,587 -9.7 +19,995 +4.3
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 2009 2010
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep
ASP for all building units 14,437 11,112 11,191 11,112 12,380 13,423 12,706 14,300 13,325 11,128 14,885 16,946 13,749
ASP for residential building units 12,285 9,300 9,213 9,108 10,656 11,733 10,860 12,236 11,014 9,130 12,957 14,699 10,424
12-month moving average
for all ASP
9,652 10,074 10,691 11,164 11,715 12,414 12,801 13,063 13,085 12,700 12,770 13,079 13,021
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
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 11,112 11,191 11,112
2010 12,380 13,423 12,706 14,300 13,325 11,128 14,885 16,946 13,749      

Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units
and total consideration from September 2009 to September 2010


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from September 2009 to September 2010
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.    %   
2009 9 922 8 4,523 37 2,361 19 2,142 17 986 8 1,351 11 12,285 56,163
10 755 8 3,721 40 1,849 20 1,573 17 790 8 612 7 9,300 36,334
11 708 8 3,660 40 1,855 20 1,581 17 814 9 595 6 9,213 38,154
12 684 8 3,301 36 1,736 19 1,905 21 1,059 12 423 5 9,108 34,725
2010 1 628 6 4,062 38 2,195 21 2,294 22 1,057 10 420 4 10,656 36,154
2 618 5 4,622 39 2,596 22 2,188 19 1,163 10 546 5 11,733 40,778
3 474 4 3,534 33 2,325 21 2,343 22 1,374 13 810 7 10,860 48,358
4 504 4 4,152 34 2,608 21 2,078 17 1,950 16 944 8 12,236 53,283
5 467 4 4,184 38 2,547 23 1,935 18 1,229 11 652 6 11,014 42,848
6 406 4 3,204 35 2,543 28 1,696 19 877 10 404 4 9,130 32,996
7 412 3 4,291 33 3,031 23 2,793 22 1,532 12 898 7 12,957 52,181
8 389 3 4,731 32 3,444 23 3,190 22 1,608 11 1,337 9 14,699 69,224
9 415 4 3,524 34 2,584 25 2,158 21 1,101 11 642 6 10,424 41,184

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 2010

[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 2,765 19,500
2. Kowloon 3,834 16,791
3. Islands 313 1,033
4. North 468 894
5. Sai Kung 695 2,622
6. Shatin 1,442 3,315
7. Tai Po 477 1,405
8. Tsuen Wan 1,809 4,156
9. Tuen Mun 858 1,454
10. Yuen Long 1,088 2,341
Total 13,749 53,511

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