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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Oct 2013  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 13/12/2013   
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This document was added 03/21/2014.



OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

Sep 2013
Oct 2013
Sep 2013 to Oct 2013
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
15 725
15 900
1.1
Personal finance
7 774
7 763
-0.1
Commercial finance
34 873
35 082
0.6
Lease finance
382
365
-4.5
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
15 914
16 185
1.7
Personal finance
7 705
7 839
1.7
Commercial finance
35 729
34 341
-3.9
Lease finance
379
383
1.1

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Personal Finance

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




OCTOBER KEY POINTS


OCTOBER 2013 COMPARED WITH SEPTEMBER 2013:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 1.1% in trend terms, and the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.7%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.1%. Revolving credit commitments fell 0.6%, while fixed lending commitments rose 0.2%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 1.7%. Revolving credit commitments rose 3.5% and fixed lending commitments rose 0.5%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 0.6%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.0%, while revolving credit commitments fell 0.5%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 3.9% in October 2013, following a rise of 3.1% in September 2013. Revolving credit commitments fell 8.6%, after a rise of 17.6% in the previous month. Fixed lending commitments fell 2.3%, following a fall of 1.1% in the previous month.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments fell 4.5% while the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.1%, following a rise of 12.0% in September 2013.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
November 2013 15 January 2014
December 2013 14 February 2014
January 2014 14 March 2014
February 2014 11 April 2014
March 2014 16 May 2014
April 2014 13 June 2014



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 September 2013
  • Lease finance values for September 2013.

Seasonally adjusted and trend series are 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 Mohammad Mustafa on Sydney (02) 9268 4378.

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