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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Feb 2013  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/04/2013   
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FEBRUARY KEY FIGURES

Jan 2013
Feb 2013
Jan 2013 to Feb 2013
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
13 830
13 834
0.0
Personal finance
7 672
7 757
1.1
Commercial finance
30 044
29 844
-0.7
Lease finance
508
505
-0.5
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
13 782
13 946
1.2
Personal finance
7 665
7 883
2.8
Commercial finance
28 881
29 180
1.0
Lease finance
521
530
1.7

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Personal Finance

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




FEBRUARY KEY POINTS


FEBRUARY 2013 COMPARED WITH JANUARY 2013:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions was flat in trend terms, while the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.2%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 1.1%. Revolving credit commitments rose 1.8% and fixed lending commitments rose 0.6%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 2.8%. Revolving credit commitments rose 5.2% and fixed lending commitments rose 1.1%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 0.7%. Revolving credit commitments fell 2.9%, while fixed lending commitments rose 0.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 1.0% in February 2013, after a fall of 9.8% in January 2013. Fixed lending commitments rose 3.7%, after a fall of 5.2% in the previous month. Revolving credit commitments fell 6.5%, following a fall of 20.5% in the previous month.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments fell 0.5%, while the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.7%, following a rise of 15.8% in January 2013.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
March 2013 14 May 2013
April 2013 12 June 2013
May 2013 15 July 2013
June 2013 12 August 2013
July 2013 11 September 2013
August 2013 15 October 2013



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 impacted on:
  • Owner occupied housing values for January 2013
  • Personal finance values for January 2013
  • Commercial finance values for the period of December 2012 to January 2013

Seasonally adjusted and trend series have been revised as a result of revisions to the original series, the incorporation of estimates for the latest month and the revision of seasonal factors due to the concurrent seasonal adjustment methodology.


INQUIRIES

For further information about these and related statistics, contact the National Information and Referral Service on 1300 135 070 or Anita van den Bogaardt on Sydney (02) 9268 4186.


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