5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Oct 2015 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/12/2015   
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OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

Sep 2015
Oct 2015
Sep 2015 to Oct 2015
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
20 711
21 111
1.9
Personal finance
7 073
6 936
-1.9
Commercial finance
44 615
44 640
0.1
Lease finance
601
613
1.9
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
21 068
21 153
0.4
Personal finance
7 054
6 825
-3.2
Commercial finance
46 043
45 649
-0.9
Lease finance
598
619
3.6

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Graph shows personal  finance seasonally adjusted and trend data

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




OCTOBER KEY POINTS


OCTOBER 2015 COMPARED WITH SEPTEMBER 2015:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 1.9% in trend terms, and the seasonally adjusted series rose 0.4%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 1.9%. Fixed lending commitments fell 2.9% and revolving credit commitments fell 0.5%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 3.2%. Fixed lending commitments fell 4.9% and revolving credit commitments fell 0.8%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 0.1%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.1%, while revolving credit commitments fell 3.7%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 0.9%. Fixed lending commitments fell 2.3%, while revolving credit commitments rose 4.7%.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments rose 1.9% in October 2015 and the seasonally adjusted series rose 3.6%, after a fall of 0.7% in September 2015.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
November 2015 19 January 2016
December 2015 16 February 2016
January 2016 11 March 2016
February 2016 13 April 2016
March 2016 13 May 2016
April 2016 10 June 2016



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 affected the following:
  • Commercial Finance values for February 2014 and for the periods August to September 2015.
  • Personal Finance values for the periods August to September 2015.
  • Investment housing for August 2015.


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