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 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
1,443
( 1,648 )
2,647
( 2,836 )
4,090
( 4,484 )
17,648 18,752 36,400
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
2 211 213 700 713 1,413
Sub-total (1)+(2)
1,445 2,858 4,303 18,348 19,465 37,813
3.
Assignments of Building Units
4,057
( 4,598 )
3,362
( 3,565 )
7,419
( 8,163 )
37,624 20,084 57,708
4.
Assignments of Land
5 349 354 1,360 828 2,188
Sub-total (3)+(4)
4,062 3,711 7,773 38,984 20,912 59,896
5.
Building Mortgages/Building
Legal Charges
1 0 1 - - -
6.
Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
5,200 5,174 10,374 - - -
Sub-total (5)+(6)
5,201 5,174 10,375 - - -
7.
Receipts/Discharges/Releases
4,067 5,098 9,165 - - -
8.
Leases/Tenancy Agreements
213 106 319 - - -
9.
Exclusion Orders
0 0 0 - - -
10.
Others
4,973 4,406 9,379 - - -
Total 19,961 21,353 41,314 - - -
Note:Figures in brackets denote the number of units involved.

Comparison of Monthly Statistics

Month : September 2019

[ Table summary]
Comparison of Monthly Statistics
Item 2019 September 2019 August 2018 September September 2019
Increase (+) or Decrease (-) as compared with
August 2019 September 2018
No. or Consideration    %    No. or Consideration    %   
1.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Building Units
(a) No.
4,090 5,159 4,799 -1,069 -20.7 -709 -14.8
(b) Consideration
36,400 42,436 45,487 -6,036 -14.2 -9,087 -20.0
2.
Agreements for Sale and Purchase of Land
(a) No.
213 180 227 +33 +18.3 -14 -6.2
(b) Consideration
1,413 1,253 1,460 +160 +12.8 -47 -3.2
Sub-total of (1)+(2)
(a) No.
4,303 5,339 5,026 -1,036 -19.4 -723 -14.4
(b) Consideration
37,813 43,689 46,947 -5,876 -13.4 -9,134 -19.5
3.
Assignments of Building Units
(a) No.
7,419 10,044 7,657 -2,625 -26.1 -238 -3.1
(b) Consideration
57,708 99,035 54,356 -41,327 -41.7 +3,352 +6.2
4.
Assignments of Land
(a) No.
354 453 389 -99 -21.9 -35 -9.0
(b) Consideration
2,188 1,800 8,170 +388 +21.6 -5,982 -73.2
Sub-total of (3)+(4)
(a) No.
7,773 10,497 8,046 -2,724 -26.0 -273 -3.4
(b) Consideration
59,896 100,835 62,526 -40,939 -40.6 -2,630 -4.2
5.
No. of Building Mortgages/Building Legal Charges
1 0 2 +1 N.A. -1 -50.0
6.
No. of Other Mortgages/Legal Charges
10,374 11,931 8,992 -1,557 -13.1 +1,382 +15.4
Sub-total of (5)+(6)
10,375 11,931 8,994 -1,556 -13.0 +1,381 +15.4
7.
No. of Receipts/ Discharges/Releases
9,165 9,585 8,771 -420 -4.4 +394 +4.5
8.
No. of Public Search
412,646 420,764 380,629 -8,118 -1.9 +32,017 +8.4
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 2018 2019
Month Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun July Aug Sep
Number of ASP for all building units 4,799 5,374 3,953 3,038 5,589 4,999 6,428 9,911 10,353 6,211 6,380 5,159 4,090
Number of ASP for residential building units 3,500 4,243 2,635 2,060 4,543 4,089 5,231 7,822 8,208 4,627 4,805 4,084 3,447
12-month moving average for all ASP 7,388 7,247 6,943 6,599 6,463 6,259 6,260 6,357 6,571 6,317 6,144 6,016 5,957
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 4,090      

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


Number of Sale and Purchase Agreements of residential building units and total consideration from September 2018 to September 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 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
9 12 0 81 2 95 3 684 20 2,011 58 564 16 3,447 27,662

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 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 554 10,088
2. Kowloon 889 7,560
3. Islands 72 462
4. North 104 698
5. Sai Kung 680 5,059
6. Shatin 262 1,756
7. Tai Po 142 1,220
8. Tsuen Wan 883 6,820
9. Tuen Mun 246 1,392
10. Yuen Long 258 1,345
Total 4,090 36,400

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