5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, November 2017 Quality Declaration 
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NOVEMBER KEY FIGURES

Oct 2017
Nov 2017
Oct 2017 to Nov 2017
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
21 072
21 086
0.1
Personal finance
6 343
6 409
1.0
Commercial finance
42 178
42 386
0.5
Lease finance
562
556
-1.2
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
20 764
21 322
2.7
Personal finance
6 362
6 431
1.1
Commercial finance
39 734
45 594
14.7
Lease finance
586
539
-8.0

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

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

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




NOVEMBER KEY POINTS


NOVEMBER 2017 COMPARED WITH OCTOBER 2017:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.1% in trend terms, and the seasonally adjusted series rose 2.7%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 1.0%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.7%, while revolving credit commitments fell 0.2%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 1.1%. Revolving credit commitments rose 2.8% and fixed lending commitments rose 0.1%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 0.5%. Fixed lending commitments rose 0.6% and revolving credit commitments rose 0.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 14.7%. Fixed lending commitments rose 22.0%, while revolving credit commitments fell 8.1%.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments fell 1.2% in November 2017 and the seasonally adjusted series fell 8.0%, after a rise of 4.1% in October 2017.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
December 2017 13 February 2018
January 2018 14 March 2018
February 2018 16 April 2018
March 2018 15 May 2018
April 2018 12 June 2018
May 2018 13 July 2018



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 the period October 2017.
  • Investment housing finance for the period October 2017.


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