Private sector credit in Australia fell by 0.2 percent month-over-month in June 2020, after declining by 0.1 percent in the previous month. This was the second straight of monthly drop in private credit, amid ongoing COVID-19 crisis that led to business shutdowns. There were decreases in credit for both business (-0.8 percent vs -0.6 percent in May) and personal (-0.6 percent vs -1.3 percent). Meantime, housing credit was unchanged (at 0.2 percent). Through the year to June, private sector credit rose by 2.9 percent.
Private Sector Credit in Australia averaged 0.85 percent from 1976 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3 percent in July of 1986 and a record low of -0.50 percent in July of 2019. 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 - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on August of 2020. source: Reserve Bank of Australia
Private Sector Credit in Australia is expected to be 0.40 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Private Sector Credit in Australia to stand at 0.20 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Australia Private Sector Credit is projected to trend around 0.60 percent in 2021 and 0.50 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.