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Assets and Liabilities of Australian Securitisers

This publication provides quarterly information on the assets and liabilities of securitisers

Reference period
March 2020

Main Features

Key statistics

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 2019Mar qtr 2020Dec 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 Methodology 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.


Liabilities of securitisers


* Change in 'Australia' from March 2018 to December 2018 is not available 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 September 2019.


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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)