5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, Dec 2017 Quality Declaration
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CREDIT MARKET SUMMARY
Graph 1. Total demand for credit
Demand for credit during December quarter 2017 was $81.2b. This was driven by households and other private non-financial corporations who raised credit during the December quarter.
Households raised credit primarily through the loans and placements market, driven by securitisers lending $23.4b and by banks lending $5.2b. Other private non-financial corporations raised $24.8b of credit primarily through issuance of shares and other equity.
Graph 2. Credit market outstandings
Credit market outstandings of the domestic non-financial sectors as at 31 December 2017 was $6,765.6b, an increase of $197.9b from the previous quarter. Demand for credit contributed $81.2b with valuation increases of $116.7b. The valuation increase was mainly driven by shares and other equity issued by other private non-financial corporations.
Other private non-financial corporations sector had the largest credit market outstanding at $3,360.8b followed by the households sector at $2,188.9b and national general government at $566.1b.
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