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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Dec 2011  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 15/02/2012   
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SUMMARY OF FINDINGS


HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION

(Table 1)

The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.7% in trend terms and the seasonally adjusted series rose 2.0%.

For further information, please refer to Housing Finance, Australia (cat.no. 5609.0) which was released on 13 February 2012.


PERSONAL FINANCE

(Tables 1 & 4)

In trend terms, the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.5% in December 2011 compared with November 2011. Revolving credit commitments fell 0.8% and fixed lending commitments fell 0.1%.

In seasonally adjusted terms, the value of total personal finance commitments rose 0.4% in December 2011. Revolving credit commitments rose 3.3%, while fixed lending commitments fell 1.9%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE

(Tables 1 & 8)

The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 0.2% in December 2011 compared with November 2011. Revolving credit commitments fell 1.5%, while fixed lending commitments rose 0.5%.

The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 0.9% in December 2011, following a 10.4% fall in November 2011. Revolving credit commitments fell 8.0%, following a 21.0% fall in the previous month. Fixed lending commitments rose 2.5%, after a 4.4% fall in the previous month.

The value of commitments for the purchase of dwellings by individuals for rent or resale (trend) rose 1.0% in December 2011. The seasonally adjusted series rose 6.2% in December 2011.

PURCHASE OF DWELLINGS BY INDIVIDUALS FOR RENT OR RESALE
Graph: PURCHASE OF DWELLINGS BY INDIVIDUALS FOR RENT OR RESALE



LEASE FINANCE

(Table 1)

The value of total lease finance commitments (trend) rose 1.9% in December 2011. The seasonally adjusted series fell 13.1%, after a rise of 16.4% in November 2011.


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