Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the overall residential property price index for February - April 2019 increased by 0.9% over the previous period (January - March 2019) to 265.9. The indices for the Macao Peninsula (268.0) and Taipa & Coloane (257.1) rose by 1.0% and 0.7% respectively.
The index for existing residential units (286.0) went up by 0.7%, with the indices for those in the Macao Peninsula (280.4) and Taipa & Coloane (310.0) rising by 0.9% and 0.1% respectively. Analysed by year of building completion, the indices for residential units completed between 11 and 20 years ago and for those built in 5 years or less rose by 2.9% and 1.5% respectively, whereas the index for residential units completed between 6 and 10 years ago dropped by 1.4%. Meanwhile, the index for pre-sale residential units (276.4) increased by 1.6%.
In comparison with February - April 2018, the overall residential property price index increased by 5.7%, with the indices for existing residential units and pre-sale residential units rising by 3.7% and 10.1% respectively.