5609.0 - Housing Finance, Australia, Dec 2014 Quality Declaration 
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WHAT IF...? REVISIONS TO TREND ESTIMATES


EFFECT OF NEW SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES ON TREND ESTIMATES


SENSITIVITY ANALYSIS

Readers should exercise care when interpreting the trend estimates of recent months because they will be revised when next month’s seasonally adjusted estimates become available. For further information, see paragraphs 30 and 31 in the Explanatory Notes.

The graph below presents the effect of two possible scenarios on the trend estimates:

1 The January 2015 seasonally adjusted estimate of the number of dwelling commitments is higher than the December 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate by 2.1%.

2 The January 2015 seasonally adjusted estimate of the number of dwelling commitments is lower than the December 2014 seasonally adjusted estimate by 2.1%.

The percentage change chosen is the average absolute percentage change of the seasonally adjusted series, based on the last 10 years of data.

Number of Owner Occupied Dwelling Finance Commitments

Graph: Sensitivity Analysis


What if next month's seasonally adjusted estimate:
Trend as published
(1) rises by 2.1% on this month
(2) falls by 2.1% on this month
no.
% change
no.
% change
no.
% change

June 2014
52 098
0.2
52 098
0.2
52 098
0.2
July 2014
52 152
0.1
52 116
0.0
52 158
0.1
August 2014
52 260
0.2
52 194
0.2
52 268
0.2
September 2014
52 433
0.3
52 402
0.4
52 439
0.3
October 2014
52 656
0.4
52 737
0.6
52 641
0.4
November 2014
52 905
0.5
53 172
0.8
52 853
0.4
December 2014
53 160
0.5
53 649
0.9
53 047
0.4