Personal insolvencies rise in most capital cities in June quarter 2019

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Note: Displayed by Statistical Area Level 4

The Australian Financial Security Authority (AFSA) released regional personal insolvency statistics for the June quarter 2019.

New personal insolvencies rose in most capital cities in the June quarter 2019 compared to the previous quarter. The exception was Greater Perth.

June quarter 2019 regional personal insolvencies state by state

The Greater Sydney regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Campbelltown (NSW) (84), Penrith (69) and Wyong (65). In the rest of New South Wales, they were Lower Hunter (42), Wollongong (40) and Tamworth - Gunnedah (39).

The Greater Melbourne regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Casey - South (69), Whittlesea - Wallan (55) and Wyndham (55). In the rest of Victoria, they were Geelong (35), Ballarat (27) and Wodonga - Alpine (26).

The Greater Brisbane regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Springfield - Redbank (69), Ipswich Inner (51), Browns Plains (45) and North Lakes (45). In the rest of Queensland, they were Ormeau - Oxenford (86), Townsville (85) and Toowoomba (71).

The Greater Adelaide regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Onkaparinga (49), Salisbury (46) and Playford (44). In the rest of South Australia, they were Murray and Mallee (23), Limestone Coast (14) and Fleurieu - Kangaroo Island (10).

The Greater Perth regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Rockingham (85), Wanneroo (85) and Swan (61). In the rest of Western Australia, they were Bunbury (36), Augusta - Margaret River - Busselton (20) and Mid West (20).

The Greater Hobart regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Hobart - North West (22), Hobart - North East (21) and Brighton (14). In the rest of Tasmania, they were Burnie - Ulverstone (27), Launceston (23) and Devonport (19).

The Greater Darwin regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Darwin Suburbs (20), Palmerston (18) and Darwin City (14). In the rest of Northern Territory, it was Alice Springs (seven).

The Australian Capital Territory regions with the highest numbers of debtors entering personal insolvency were Belconnen (22), Tuggeranong (21) and Gungahlin (18).