5232.0.55.001 - Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers, Mar 2020  
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During the March 2020 quarter;

      Total residential mortgages rose $3.4b (2.7%) to $127.3b
      Total asset backed debt securities on issue rose $3.9b (2.6%) to $153.2b

Securitisers, Australia - Assets and Liabilities (a)
Dec Qtr 2019
Mar Qtr 2020
Dec Qtr 2019 to Mar Qtr 2020

Total assets at end of quarter
157 109
160 794
of which
123 947
127 328
4 693
4 831
Total liabilities at end of quarter
157 109
160 794
of which
Asset backed Securities
Issued domestically
145 879
148 682
Issued off shore
3 494
4 567

(a) See paragraph 7 of the Explanatory Notes for details of the coverage of these statistics.

Assets of Securitisers

At 31 March 2020, total assets of Australian securitisers were $160.8b, up $3.7b (2.3%) on 31 December 2019.

Total assets of securtisers; percentage growth

Graph: Percentage Change In Total Assets, from previous quarter

Total assets of securitisers and residential mortgage assets

Graph: Total assets of securitisers and the contribution of residential mortgages

Liabilities of Securitisers

Change in level of asset backed securities from previous quarter*

Graph: Change in Level of Asset Backed Securities, from previous quarter
    * Change in 'Australia' from March 2018 to December 2018 is not available for publication.



ISSUE (QUARTER) Release Date
June 2020 3 September 2020
September 2020 10 December 2020
December 2020 4 March 2021
March 2021 3 June 2021


In this issue, revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved survey data and coverage improvements. These revisions have impacted assets and liabilities back to and including September 2019.


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