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APRA releases quarterly ADI performance statistics for March 2017

6 June 2017

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) Performance publication for the March 2017 quarter.

This publication contains information on ADIs’ financial performance, financial position, capital adequacy, asset quality, liquidity and key financial performance ratios.

Key statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for March 2017 were: 


March 2016 March 2017 Change
Net profit after tax (year-end) $30.8 billion $33.3 billion +8.1%
Total assets $4,520.5 billion $4,531.6 billion +0.2%
Total capital base $252.7 billion $277.8 billion +9.9%
Total risk-weighted assets $1,828.6 billion $1,937.1 billion +5.9%
Capital adequacy ratio 13.8% 14.3% +0.5pp
Minimum liquidity holdings ratio 15.7% 15.2% -0.5pp
Liquidity coverage ratio 129.4% 127.2% -2.2pp

Key non-performing loans statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for March 2017 were: 

March 2016 March 2017 Change
Impaired assets and past due items $27.1 billion $27.3 billion +0.7%
Total provisions $12.5 billion $12.8 billion +2.4%

Copies of the March 2017 Quarterly ADI Performance Statistics publication are available on the APRA website at: 

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $5.9 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.

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Courtney O’Sullivan
APRA Media Unit
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