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APRA releases statistics on ADI property exposures for June 2015

Tuesday 25 August 2015

 

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) Property Exposures for the June 2015 quarter.

The publication contains 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.

ADIs’ commercial property exposures were $233.7 billion, an increase of $9.9 billion (4.4 per cent) over the year to 30 June 2015. Commercial property exposures within Australia were $194.0 billion, equivalent to 83.0 per cent of all commercial property exposures.

ADIs' total domestic housing loans were $1.3 trillion, an increase of $97.1 billion (7.9 per cent) over the year. There were 5.4 million housing loans outstanding with an average balance of $243,000.

ADIs with greater than $1 billion in housing loans approved $96.0 billion of new loans, an increase of $10.5 billion (12.2 per cent) on the quarter ending 30 June 2014. Of these new loan approvals, $55.1 billion (57.4 per cent) were owner-occupied loans and $41.0 billion (42.6 per cent) were investment loans.

Refer to the June 2015 Quarterly ADI Property Exposures 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.