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APRA releases quarterly authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) performance statistics for December 2015

Tuesday 1 March 2016

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released Quarterly Authorised Deposit taking Institution Performance publication for the December 2015 quarter.

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

Key statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for December 2015 were:

  December 2014 December 2015 Change
Net profit after tax (year-end) $34.4 billion $36.8 billion +7.0%
Total assets $4,328.8 billion $4,573.8 billion +5.7%
Total capital base $218.3 billion $261.0 billion +19.6%
Total risk-weighted assets $1,752.4 billion $1,873.0 billion +6.9%
Capital adequacy ratio 12.5% 13.9% +140pp

Key non-performing loans statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for December 2015 were:

  December 2014 December 2015 Change
Impaired assets and past due items $27.3 billion $25.3 billion -7.3%
Total provisions $15.0 billion $12.3 billion -18.0%

Refer to the December 2015 Quarterly ADI Performance Statistics publication.

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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 $6.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.