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5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, Jun 2012  
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JUNE KEY FIGURES

May 2012
Jun 2012
May 2012 to Jun 2012
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
13 613
13 631
0.1
Personal finance
7 397
7 431
0.5
Commercial finance
32 146
32 225
0.2
Lease finance
553
566
2.4
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
13 657
13 818
1.2
Personal finance
7 376
7 517
1.9
Commercial finance
30 961
31 660
2.3
Lease finance
565
549
-2.9

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

Personal Finance
Graph: Personal Finance

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




JUNE KEY POINTS


JUNE 2012 COMPARED WITH MAY 2012:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.1% in trend terms and the seasonally adjusted series rose 1.2%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 0.5%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.2%, while revolving credit commitments fell 0.5%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments rose 1.9%. Revolving credit commitments rose 2.3% and fixed lending commitments rose 1.6%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 0.2%. Revolving credit commitments rose 0.8%, while fixed lending commitments was flat (0.0%).
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 2.3% in June 2012, after a fall of 12.1% in May 2012. Fixed lending commitments rose 3.3%, after a fall of 8.8% in the previous month. Revolving credit commitments fell 0.3%, following a fall of 19.6% in the previous month.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments rose 2.4%, while the seasonally adjusted series fell 2.9%.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
July 2012 11 September 2012
August 2012 16 October 2012
September 2012 13 November 2012
October 2012 12 December 2012
November 2012 16 January 2013
December 2012 13 February 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:
  • Personal finance values for the period March 2012 to May 2012
  • Commercial finance values for the period March 2012 to May 2012.

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 Tavish Shrestha on Canberra (02) 6252 7392.


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