Private sector credit in Australia rose by 0.2 percent month-over-month in April 2019, after a 0.3 percent growth in the previous month and less than market estimates of 0.3 percent. Business credit was flat (vs 0.5 percent gain in March), with housing credit growth being steady (at 0.3 percent); while credit for other personal use fell further (-0.3 percent vs -0.3 percent). Compared to the same month of the prior year, private sector credit advanced 3.7 percent. Private Sector Credit in Australia averaged 0.87 percent from 1976 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 2.90 percent in July of 1986 and a record low of -0.50 percent in July of 1992.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-04-30 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit YoY 3.9% 4.2% 4.3%
2019-04-30 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit MoM 0.3% 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
2019-05-31 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit YoY 3.7% 3.9% 4.1%
2019-05-31 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit MoM 0.2% 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
2019-06-28 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit MoM 0.2% 0.2% 0.2%
2019-06-28 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit YoY 3.7% 4.3%
2019-07-31 01:30 AM Private Sector Credit YoY


Australia Consumer Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Consumer Confidence 100.70 101.30 123.94 64.61 Index Points [+]
Retail Sales MoM -0.10 0.30 8.10 -10.60 percent [+]
Retail Sales YoY 2.90 3.00 12.70 1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Spending 262566.00 261885.00 262566.00 33383.00 AUD Million [+]
Disposable Personal Income 309216.00 306322.00 309216.00 3106.00 AUD Million [+]
Personal Savings 2.80 2.50 20.40 -1.90 percent [+]
Consumer Credit 2830.23 2827.04 2830.23 35.83 AUD Billion [+]
Private Sector Credit 0.20 0.30 2.90 -0.50 percent [+]
Households Debt To GDP 120.30 120.70 122.00 34.20 percent of GDP [+]
Bank Lending Rate 8.66 8.66 20.50 8.10 percent [+]
Gasoline Prices 1.02 1.04 1.67 0.46 USD/Liter [+]
Consumer Confidence Current Conditions 102.19 99.24 131.41 70.47 [+]
Consumer Confidence Economic Expectations 92.87 94.23 127.29 59.25 [+]
Consumer Confidence Financial Expectations 98.41 102.77 124.40 79.00 [+]
Consumer Confidence Major Purchases Expectations 122.03 117.09 154.86 71.04 [+]


Australia Private Sector Credit

In Australia, private sector credit refers to the month-over-month change of credit extended to the economy's private sector for housing, personal and business expenditures. It includes securitisations. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Private Sector Credit - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Private Sector Credit - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.20 0.30 2.90 -0.50 1976 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Australia 0.20 Apr/19
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Canada 4395053.00 Apr/19
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Germany 3004813.00 Apr/19
Mexico 4748872171.00 Apr/19
Netherlands 1047880.00 Mar/19
Russia 43729159.00 Mar/19
Singapore 605674.10 Apr/19
South Africa 7.95 Apr/19
Spain 1170392.00 Apr/19
Turkey 2004855030.00 Apr/19
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