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May 2021 Transaction Data

This data provides information about the number and types of applications that HM Land Registry completed in May 2021.

Please note this data shows what HM Land Registry has been able to process during the time period covered and is not necessarily a reflection of market activity.

In May:

  • HM Land Registry completed more than 1,729,460 applications to change or query the Land Register
  • the South East topped the table of regional applications with 408,181

HM Land Registry completed 1,729,466 applications in May compared with 1,760,322 in April and 934,380 last May 2020, of which:

  • 281,344 were applications for register updates compared with 292,611 in April
  • 941,240 were applications for an official copy of a register compared with 959,995 in April
  • 213,233 were search and hold queries (official searches) compared with 215,203 in April
  • 16,897 were postal applications from non-account holders compared with 16,871 in April

Applications by region and country

Region/country March applications April applications May applications
South East 496,222 420,311 408,181
Greater London 383,607 327,723 321,549
North West 234,354 197,145 193,992
South West 204,703 172,216 169,319
West Midlands 173,871 145,539 143,621
Yorkshire and the Humber 161,569 135,405 135,143
East Midlands 151,624 127,348 124,503
North 96,479 81,782 82,532
East Anglia 87,092 73,063 72,540
Isles of Scilly 86 54 47
Wales 91,590 79,622 77,952
England and Wales (not assigned) 86 114 87
Total 2,081,283 1,760,322 1,729,466


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Original article link: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/may-2021-transaction-data

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