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APRA releases quarterly authorised deposit-taking institution statistics for September 2019

Thursday 12 December 2019

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released the Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) Performance and the Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution Property Exposures publications for the September 2019 quarter.

The Quarterly ADI Performance publications contain information on ADIs’ financial performance, financial position, capital adequacy, asset quality, liquidity and key financial performance ratios. 

Key statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs[1]) for September 2019 were:

 

September 2018

September 2019

Change

Net profit after tax (year-end)

$35.8 billion

$34.4 billion

-4.1%

Total assets

$4,717.0 billion

$4,997.1 billion

+5.9%

Total capital base

 $298.1 billion

$320.1 billion

+7.4%

Total risk-weighted assets

$2,018.6 billion

$2,078.6 billion

+3.0%

Capital adequacy ratio

14.8%

15.4%

+0.6 percentage points

Minimum liquidity holdings ratio

15.3%

15.8%

+0.5 percentage points

Liquidity coverage ratio

128.4%

130.2%

+1.8 percentage points

 

Key non-performing loans statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for September 2019 were:

 

September 2018

September 2019

Change

Impaired assets and past due items

$27.6 billion

$31.7 billion

+14.9%

Total provisions

$11.0 billion

$13.2 billion

+17.0%

 

APRA has also published its Quarterly ADI Property Exposures publications, which contain information on ADIs’ commercial property exposures, residential property exposures and new housing loan approvals. Detailed statistics on residential property exposures and new housing loan approvals are included for ADIs with greater than $1 billion in housing loans.

 

Key statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for September 2019 were:

 

September 2018

September 2019

Change

Total commercial property exposure limits

$331.1 billion

$340.9 billion

+3.0%

Total commercial property exposures

$279.6 billion

$289.0 billion

+3.4%

Commercial property exposures within Australia

$ 241.3 billion

$247.6 billion

+2.6%

 

Key statistics for ADIs with greater than $1 billion in housing loans for September 2019 were:

 

September 2018

September 2019

Change

Total domestic housing loans

$1,619.7 billion

$1,667.4 billion

+2.9%

Number of housing loans

 5,918,300

 5,968,100

+0.8%

Average balance of housing loans

 $273,700

 $279,400

+2.1%

New housing loans approved in the quarter

$89.7 billion

$89.4 billion

-0.3%

 

Copies of the September 2019 Quarterly ADI Performance Statistics and Quarterly ADI Property Exposures publications are available on the APRA website here.

 

Footnote:

[1] Other ADIs consist of ADIs that are not banks, building societies or credit unions.

 

Statistics

Media enquiries

Contact Ben McLean, APRA Media Unit, on +61 2 9210 3024

All other enquiries

For more information contact APRA on 1300 558 849.

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.