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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Sep 2013  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 12/11/2013   
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This document was added 03/21/2014.



SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Aug 2013
Sep 2013
Aug 2013 to Sep 2013
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
15 438
15 507
0.4
Personal finance
7 758
7 732
-0.3
Commercial finance
34 830
35 325
1.4
Lease finance
404
382
-5.4
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
14 981
15 781
5.3
Personal finance
7 754
7 681
-0.9
Commercial finance
34 808
35 798
2.8
Lease finance
338
384
13.6

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Personal Finance

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


SEPTEMBER 2013 COMPARED WITH AUGUST 2013:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.4% in trend terms, while the seasonally adjusted series rose 5.3%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.3%. Fixed lending commitments fell 0.6%, while revolving credit commitments rose 0.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.9%. Revolving credit commitments fell 3.2%, while fixed lending commitments rose 0.7%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 1.4%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.8% and revolving credit commitments rose 0.3%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 2.8% in September 2013, following a rise of 8% in August 2013. Revolving credit commitments rose 17.9%, after a fall of 0.6% in the previous month. Fixed lending commitments fell 1.5%, after a rise of 10.8% in the previous month.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments fell 5.4% and the seasonally adjusted series rose 13.6%, after a fall of 23.9% in August 2013.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2013 13 December 2013
November 2013 15 January 2014
December 2013 14 February 2014
January 2014 14 March 2014
February 2014 11 April 2014
March 2014 16 May 2014



REVISIONS

In this issue revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved reporting of survey and administrative data. These revisions have impacted on:
  • Owner occupied housing values for August 2013
  • Personal finance values for the periods of May 2012 to August 2013
  • Commercial finance values for the periods of May 2012 to June 2012, and also for the periods of June 2013 to August 2013
  • Lease finance values for the periods of March 2013 to April 2013.

Seasonally adjusted and trend series are revised as a result of revisions to the original series, the incorporation of estimates for the latest month and the revision of seasonal factors due to the concurrent seasonal adjustment methodology.


INQUIRIES

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