5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Sep 2016 Quality Declaration 
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Aug 2016
Sep 2016
Aug 2016 to Sep 2016
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
19 947
19 847
-0.5
Personal finance
6 892
6 792
-1.5
Commercial finance
39 143
39 389
0.6
Lease finance
516
521
1.0
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
19 717
19 885
0.9
Personal finance
6 790
6 767
-0.3
Commercial finance
39 727
40 797
2.7
Lease finance
509
556
9.2

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

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

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


SEPTEMBER 2016 COMPARED WITH AUGUST 2016:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions fell 0.5% 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 1.5%. Revolving credit commitments fell 3.7%, and fixed lending commitments fell 0.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.3%. Revolving credit commitments fell 0.8%, and fixed lending commitments fell 0.1%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 0.6%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.0%, while revolving credit commitments fell 0.6%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 2.7%. Revolving credit commitments rose 6.3%, and fixed lending commitments rose 1.8%.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments rose 1.0% in September 2016, and the seasonally adjusted series rose 9.2%, following a rise of 3.0% in August 2016.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2016 12 December 2016
November 2016 23 January 2017
December 2017 14 February 2017
January 2017 15 March 2017
February 2017 12 April 2017
March 2017 17 May 2017



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 series:
  • Commercial Finance for period August 2016.
  • Personal Finance for period August 2016.
  • Investment housing for period August 2016.


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