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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Jun 2014  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 11/08/2014   
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

May 2014
Jun 2014
May 2014 to Jun 2014
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
16 892
16 967
0.4
Personal finance
8 389
8 463
0.9
Commercial finance
43 600
44 379
1.8
Lease finance
429
432
0.9
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
16 767
17 070
1.8
Personal finance
8 664
8 505
-1.8
Commercial finance
41 487
46 495
12.1
Lease finance
443
449
1.2

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Lending finance adjusted time series all lenders, total personal finance commitments, total

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




JUNE KEY POINTS


JUNE 2014 COMPARED WITH MAY 2014:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.4% in trend terms and the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.8%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 0.9%. Revolving credit commitments rose 2.2%, while fixed lending commitments fell 0.2%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 1.8%. Revolving credit commitments fell 3.3% and fixed lending commitments fell 0.6%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 1.8%. Revolving credit commitments rose 8.5%, while fixed lending commitments fell 1.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 12.1% in June 2014, after a fall of 5.9% in May 2014. Revolving credit commitments rose 38.4%, following a rise of 9.2% in the previous month. Fixed lending commitments rose 0.9%, after a fall of 11.1% in the previous month.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments rose 0.9% in June 2014 and the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.2%, following a rise of 22.5% in May 2014.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2014 12 September 2014
August 2014 13 October 2014
September 2014 12 November 2014
October 2014 12 December 2014
November 2014 14 January 2015
December 2014 13 February 2015



REVISIONS

In this issue no revisions have been made to the original series.

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


PROPOSED REMOVAL OF TABLES

The ABS is reviewing the usage of some Lending Finance tables, with the aim of improving the relevance of data released and minimising the reporting load placed on businesses.

As part of this review, we are seeking user feedback on the possible removal from future releases of 38 current time series spreadsheets on the downloads tab of the ABS website. The list of tables is shown at Proposed Removal of Tables.

If you have any feedback on the possible removal of the listed tables, please email <finacct@abs.gov.au> or phone the Financial Statistics Section on Sydney (02) 9268 4186.


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