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APRA releases statistics on ADI property exposures for September 2016

Tuesday 29 November 2016

 

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The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released Quarterly Authorised Deposit-taking Institution (ADI) Property Exposures for the September 2016 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.

Key statistics for ADIs (excluding Other ADIs) for September 2016 were:

  September 2015 September 2016 Change
Total commercial property exposures $239.4 billion $260.3 billion +8.7%
Commercial property exposures within Australia $200.1 billion $221.0 billion +10.5%
Total domestic housing loans $1,354.7 billion $1,461.3 billion +7.9%

Key statistics for ADIs with greater than $1 billion in housing loans for June 2016 were:

  September 2015 September 2016 Change
Number of housing loans 5,469,000 5,665,000 +3.6%
Average balance of housing loans $244,000 $255,000 +4.5%
New housing loans approved in the quarter $94.9 billion $95.0 billion +0.1%

A selected feature: ADIs’ Commercial Property Exposure Limits accompanies this quarter’s statistics. The feature shows that ADIs’ commercial property exposure limits as at 30 September 2016 were $309.1 billion, 18.8 per cent higher than actual exposures of $260.3 billion.

Refer to the September 2016 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.