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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Nov 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 19/01/2009   
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Oct 2008
Nov 2008
Oct 2008 to Nov 2008
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation
12 189
12 237
0.4
Personal finance
6 208
6 141
-1.1
Commercial finance
30 483
29 994
-1.6
Lease finance
525
520
-0.9
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation
12 290
12 460
1.4
Personal finance
6 205
6 095
-1.8
Commercial finance
31 669
28 375
-10.4
Lease finance
535
518
-3.0


Personal finance
Graph: PERSONAL FINANCE

Commercial finance
Graph: COMMERCIAL FINANCE




NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


NOVEMBER 2008 COMPARED WITH OCTOBER 2008:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions increased in trend terms (up 0.4%) and the seasonally adjusted series rose (up 1.4%).


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance decreased 1.1%, due to falls in both fixed lending commitments (down 2.2%) and revolving credit commitments (down 0.2%).
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments decreased 1.8%, with a fall in fixed lending commitments (down 6.0%), while revolving credit commitments rose (up 1.5%).


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments decreased 1.6%. Revolving credit commitments fell (down 5.7%), while fixed lending commitments rose (up 0.5%).
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments decreased 10.4%. This was due mainly to a fall in revolving credit commitments (down 27.6%). Fixed lending commitments also fell (down 1.5%).


LEASE FINANCE
  • Lease finance commitments (trend) decreased 0.9% and the seasonally adjusted series fell 3.0%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2008 16 February 2009
January 2009 16 March 2009
February 2009 14 April 2009
March 2009 14 May 2009
April 2009 15 June 2009
May 2009 13 July 2009



CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

Data in this publication has undergone annual seasonal reanalysis, resulting in changes to seasonally adjusted and trend series.


REVISIONS

Revisions were made to Housing and Commercial Finance to include the latest available administrative and survey data.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Philip Beresford on Canberra (02) 6252 6052.


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