5671.0 - Lending Finance, Australia, July 2017 Quality Declaration 
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JULY KEY FIGURES

Jun 2017
Jul 2017
Jun 2017 to Jul 2017
$m
$m
% change

TREND ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
20 686
20 838
0.7
Personal finance
5 885
5 853
-0.5
Commercial finance
43 643
43 998
0.8
Lease finance
588
564
-4.1
SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES
Housing finance for owner occupation(a)
20 777
20 964
0.9
Personal finance
5 972
5 972
0.0
Commercial finance
45 895
42 996
-6.3
Lease finance
620
575
-7.2

(a) Excludes alterations and additions

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

Commercial Finance
Graph: Commercial Finance




JULY KEY POINTS


JULY 2017 COMPARED WITH JUNE 2017:

HOUSING FINANCE FOR OWNER OCCUPATION
  • The total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 0.7% in trend terms, and the seasonally adjusted series rose 0.9%.


PERSONAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total personal finance commitments fell 0.5%. Fixed lending commitments fell 0.6% and revolving credit commitments fell 0.4%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total personal finance commitments was flat. Revolving credit commitments fell 5.6% while fixed lending commitments rose 3.6%.


COMMERCIAL FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total commercial finance commitments rose 0.8%. Fixed lending commitments rose 1.0% and revolving credit commitments rose 0.1%.
  • The seasonally adjusted series for the value of total commercial finance commitments fell 6.3%. Revolving credit commitments fell 9.7% and fixed lending commitments fell 5.4%.


LEASE FINANCE
  • The trend series for the value of total lease finance commitments fell 4.1% in July 2017 and the seasonally adjusted series fell 7.2%, after a rise of 2.3% in June 2017.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
August 2017 16 October 2017
September 2017 13 November 2017
October 2017 12 December 2017
November 2017 19 January 2018
December 2017 13 February 2018
January 2018 14 March 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 month of June 2017.
  • Personal Finance for the periods between April 2017 to June 2017.
  • Investment housing finance for the month of June 2017.


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