Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that the overall residential property price index for November 2019 - January 2020 decreased by 0.9% over the previous period (October - December 2019) to 265.3. The indices for the Macao Peninsula (266.5) and Taipa & Coloane (260.3) dropped by 1.0% and 0.6% respectively.
The index for existing residential units (283.7) went down by 1.1%, with the indices for those in the Macao Peninsula (278.8) and Taipa & Coloane (303.5) falling by 1.1% and 1.3% respectively. Analysed by year of building completion, the indices for residential units completed more than 20 years ago and for those built in 5 years or less fell by 1.5% and 0.5% respectively, whereas the index for residential units completed between 6 and 10 years ago grew by 1.6%. Meanwhile, the index for pre-sale residential units (285.1) increased by 0.5%.
The indices for residential units with a usable floor area of less than 50 square metres and for those of 100 square metres or more decreased by 1.2% and 1.0% respectively, while the index for residential units with a floor area between 75 and 99.9 square metres saw a 0.7% rise. In terms of high-and low-rise buildings, the indices for residential units of buildings with seven storeys or less and for those with more than seven storeys went down by 2.8% and 0.6% respectively.