Big four banks increase personal customers by over a million since 2011

Change in personal banking customer numbers 2011 to 2015
The big four banks in Australia increased their personal customers (aged over 14) by 1,042,000 from July 2011 to July 2015. This is an increase of 5.5% and is above the population growth over the same period (5.2%), indicating that they are retaining their dominant market position despite strong competition. These are the latest figures from Roy Morgan Single with over 50,000 interviews per year. NAB leads customer growth Among the big four, the NAB growth in personal customers growth o...

Australia’s most affordable capital city suburbs revealed

Victoria and Tasmania have Australia’s top five most affordable suburbs for houses, while the most affordable units are in South Australia, Victoria and New South Wales, according to new analysis of the 12 months to April 2015. The National Australia Bank and CoreLogic RP Data Australian Housing Market Report, winter edition 2015, also shows Australian capital city home values increased by 7.9% over the past year. NAB commissioned the report to help customers looking for affordable options...

NAB helps first home buyers get a foot in the door

National Australia Bank analysis shows first home buyers are increasingly turning to their families for help to achieve their home ownership dreams. NAB’s research has found that 6.7 per cent of first home buyers are now using the NAB Family Guarantee to get a foot in the property market – up from 4.8 per cent in 2010. Customers in the Northern Territory and Tasmania accessed the NAB Family Guarantee the most, with 14.3 per cent and 12.1 per cent respectively of first home buyers taking up...