5232.0 - Australian National Accounts: Finance and Wealth, Dec 2015 Quality Declaration 
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NON-FINANCIAL DOMESTIC SECTORS



Credit market outstandings at end
Demand for credit during
Other changes during
Credit market outstandings at end
Sep Qtr 2015
Dec Qtr 2015
Dec Qtr 2015
Dec Qtr 2015
$b
$b
$b
$b

Non-financial corporations
Investment funds
224.9
2.4
4.8
232.1
Other private
2 726.8
22.1
22.2
2 771.1
Public
129.1
-2.1
-
126.9
General government
National
448.6
4.8
-5.9
447.5
State and local
157.2
-3.8
0.0
153.4
Household
2 000.1
25.1
-0.9
2 024.3
Total
5 686.6
48.6
20.1
5 755.3

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)


Graph 1. Total demand for credit
Graph Image for Graph 1. Total demand for credit.


Demand for credit during December quarter 2015 was $48.6b. Household raised a net $25.1b, other private non-financial corporations raised a net $22.1b and national general government raised a net $4.8b.

Household raised credit primarily through the loans market with long term loans borrowed from banks ($26.4b) which was partially offset by short term loan repayments to banks of $1.4b. Other private non-financial corporations raised credit primarily through loan borrowings ($8.9b), issuance of shares and other equity ($7.8b) and issuance of bonds ($7.8b). National general government raised credit through bond issuances ($8.4b) which was offset by maturities of Treasury notes (-$3.5b).


Graph 2. Credit market outstandings
Graph Image for Graph 2. Credit market outstandings


Credit market outstandings of the domestic non-financial sectors at 31 December 2015 was $5,755.3b, an increase of $68.7b from the previous quarter. Demand for credit contributed $48.6b and valuation increases were $20.1b. This valuation increase follows two consecutive valuation decreases driven by the listed equity market.

Other private non-financial corporations sector ($2,771.1b) has the largest credit market outstanding followed by the household sector and national general government, at $2,024.3b and $447.5b respectively.