The Housing Finance Sector data for Australia extends back to 2004. Please click on the Research Center tab above to access data for previous years not shown.

Australia: Statistical Data At-A-Glance
Total population24.13 million2016WDI
Urban population (% of total)89.56% of total2016WDI
GDP, current prices (U.S. dollars)1,200,778 USD (millions)2016WEO
GDP based on PPP per capita GDP (Current international dollar)48,196.01 USD 2016WEO
Inflation, end of period consumer prices (Percent change)2.47%2016WEO
Average bank deposit rate2.14%2016IFS
Lending rate5.42%2016IFS
Owner-occupied units67% of total2011ABS Census
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year in millions of USD:1,222,084.62 USD (millions)2016Australian Bureau of Statistics
Total amount of home mortgage loans outstanding at the end of year as % of GDP (current)102%2016Australian Bureau of Statistics
Typical LTV at origination702016Bloomberg
Typical pmt-to-income ratio (HH income)35%2009RBA and Inquiry into home lending practices
Retail funding (deposits/other)primary2016Bloomberg
Funding through mortgage bonds tertiary2016Bloomberg
Funding through securitization of mortgagessecondary2016Bloomberg
Typical number of days needed for the transfer of title52016Doing Business

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