5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, September 2017 Quality Declaration 
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/11/2017   
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Aug 2017
Sep 2017
Aug 2017 to Sep 2017
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
20 941
20 985
0.2
Personal finance
6 094
6 159
1.1
Commercial finance
42 460
41 821
-1.5
Lease finance
579
575
-0.7
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
21 104
20 665
-2.1
Personal finance
6 186
6 237
0.8
Commercial finance
43 422
40 017
-7.8
Lease finance
573
565
-1.3

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Graph shows personal  finance seasonally adjusted and trend data

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


SEPTEMBER 2017 COMPARED WITH AUGUST 2017:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.2% in trend terms, while the seasonally adjusted series fell 2.1%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 1.1%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.5% and revolving credit commitments rose 0.4%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 0.8%. Fixed lending commitments rose 3.9%, while revolving credit commitments fell 4.1%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 1.5%. Fixed lending commitments fell 2.2% while revolving credit commitments rose 0.8%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 7.8%. Fixed lending commitments fell 12.9% while revolving credit commitments rose 10.9%.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments fell 0.7% in September 2017 and the seasonally adjusted series fell 1.3%, following a 0.6% fall in August 2017.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2017 12 December 2017
November 2017 19 January 2018
December 2017 13 February 2018
January 2018 14 March 2018
February 2018 16 April 2018
March 2018 15 May 2018



REVISIONS

In this issue, revisions have been made to the original series as a result of improved reporting of survey and administrative data. These revisions have affected the following series:
  • Commercial Finance for the periods between June 2017 and August 2017.
  • Personal Finance for the month of August 2017.
  • Lease Finance for the periods between July 2017 and August 2017.
  • Investment housing for the month of August 2017.


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