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Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers

Statistics on the assets and liabilities of financial institutions that issue securities against specifically matched assets, such as mortgages

Reference period
June 2020

Main features

Key statistics

During the June 2020 quarter;

Total residential mortgages fell $1.1b (-0.8%) to $126.2b.
Total asset backed debt securities issued domestically fell $1.2b (-0.8%) to $149.0b.

Securitisers, Australia

Mar Qtr 2020Jun Qtr 2020Mar Qtr 2020 to Jun Qtr 2020
- Assets and Liabilities (a)$m$m%
Total assets at end of quarter160 794158 293-1.6
of which   
  Residential127 328126 246-0.8
  Non-residential4 8314 616-4.5
Total liabilities at end of quarter160 794158 293-1.6
of which   
 Asset backed Securities   
  Issued domestically150 203148 997-0.8
  Issued off shore3 046npnp

a. See paragraph 7 of the Methodology for details of the coverage of these statistics.


Assets of securitisers

At 30 June 2020, total assets of Australian securitisers were $158.3b, down $2.5b (-1.6%) on 31 March 2020


Liabilities of securitisers


* Changes in 'Australia' from March 2018 to December 2018, and 'Overseas' in June 2020, are not availble for publication.


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 March 2020.


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Data downloads

Table 1. Securitisers, total assets at the end of quarter ($million)

Table 2. Securitisers, total liabilities at the end of quarter ($million)

Table 3. Securitisers, total loan assets, loans to households and loans to private non-financial corporations ($million)

Previous catalogue number

This release previously used catalogue number 5232.0.55.001