Media release: Australia’s Personal Property Securities Register statistics – AFSA September quarter 2016 statistics release

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the September quarter 2016

New, non-transitional registrations on the PPSR

PPSR activity at a glance

PPSR searches

There were 2,168,436 searches conducted on the PPSR in the September quarter 2016. This is a fall compared to the September quarter 2015, when there were 2,168,989 searches on the PPSR. The number of searches conducted on the PPSR in the September quarter 2016 fell 0.5% compared to the June quarter 2016.

PPSR registrations

There were 536,847 non-transitional registrations created on the PPSR in the September quarter 2016. The number of non-transitional registrations created fell 0.5% in the September quarter 2016 compared to the September quarter 2015, when there were 539,722 non-transitional registrations created. The number of non-transitional registrations created in the September quarter 2016 fell 1.5% compared to the June quarter 2016.

In the September quarter 2016, there were 271,250 amendments to registrations and 371,367 registrations were discharged or removed from the PPSR.

Motor vehicles were the most common collateral class listed on registrations on the PPSR. As at 30 September 2016, there were 4,525,626 current registrations for motor vehicles, which represents 49.5% of 9,147,536 total registrations on the PPSR.

Commercial property is the most common type of collateral. As at 30 September 2016, 6,731,850 current registrations on the PPSR were of this collateral type.