5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Dec 2015 Quality Declaration 
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Nov 2015
Dec 2015
Nov 2015 to Dec 2015
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
21 619
21 902
1.3
Personal finance
6 906
6 856
-0.7
Commercial finance
44 258
44 106
-0.3
Lease finance
601
602
0.1
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
21 679
21 882
0.9
Personal finance
6 888
7 036
2.1
Commercial finance
45 485
42 144
-7.3
Lease finance
586
596
1.7

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

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

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




DECEMBER KEY POINTS


DECEMBER 2015 COMPARED WITH NOVEMBER 2015:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 1.3% in trend terms, and the seasonally adjusted series rose 0.9%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.7%. Fixed lending commitments fell 1.0% and revolving credit commitments fell 0.3%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 2.1%. Fixed lending commitments rose 2.6% and revolving credit commitments rose 1.5%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 0.3%. Revolving credit commitments rose 2.4%, while Fixed lending commitments fell 1.2%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 7.3%. Revolving credit commitments fell 18.3% and fixed lending commitments fell 3.3%.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments rose 0.1% in December 2015 and the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.7%, after a fall of 3.8% in November 2015.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
January 2016 11 March 2016
February 2016 13 April 2016
March 2016 13 May 2016
April 2016 10 June 2016
May 2016 13 July 2016
June 2016 12 August 2016



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