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APRA releases quarterly ADI performance statistics for March 2018

Thursday 21 June 2018

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released the Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) Performance publication for the March 2018 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 2018 were:

  March 2017 March 2018 Change
Net profit after tax (year-end) $33.3 billion $36.4 billion + 9.1%
Total assets $4,531.6 billion $4,666.9 billion + 3.0%
Total capital base $277.8 billion $294.0 billion + 5.8%
Total risk-weighted assets $1,935.4 billion $1,989.4 billion + 2.8%
Capital adequacy ratio 14.4% 14.8% + 0.4pp
Minimum liquidity holdings ratio 15.2% 15.6% + 0.4pp
Liquidity coverage ratio 127.2% 135.5% + 8.3pp

Key non-performing loans statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for March 2018 were:


March 2017

March 2018


Impaired assets and past due items

$27.3 billion

$26.7 billion

- 2.0%

Total provisions

$12.7 billion

$11.0 billion

- 13.3%

Copies of the March 2018 Quarterly ADI Performance Statistics publication are available at:


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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 $7.7 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.