Media and Statistics Release: Australia's Personal Property Securities Register- AFSA statistics release June quarter 2019

Friday, July 26, 2019

Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the June quarter 2019

PPSR activity at a glance

PPSR searches

There were 2,485,719 searches conducted on the PPSR in the June quarter 2019. This is an increase of 5.2% compared to the June quarter 2018, when there were 2,361,738 searches on the PPSR.

Searches by serial number were the most common type of search in the June quarter 2019. They accounted for 52.3% of searches.

PPSR registrations

There were 518,334 registrations created on the PPSR in the June quarter 2019. This number fell by 4.8% compared to the June quarter 2018, when there were 544,265 registrations created.

The number of registrations created in the June quarter 2019 rose by 12.1% compared to the March quarter 2019.

In the June quarter 2019, there were 525,730 amendments to registrations on the PPSR, and 365,038 registrations discharged or removed from the PPSR.

At 30 June 2019, there were 10,082,841 current registrations on the PPSR. Motor vehicle is the most common type of collateral class of registrations on the PPSR. At 30 June 2019, there were 4,884,557 current registrations on the PPSR with a motor vehicle collateral class. This was 48.4% of total current registrations.

Commercial property is the most common type of collateral. At 30 June 2019, 7,641,733 current registrations on the PPSR were of this collateral type. This was 75.8% of total current registrations.