PPSR quarterly statistics tables

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Table 1 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type

Number of searches in July 2023

Number of searches in August 2023

Number of searches in September 2023

Number of searches in the September quarter 2023

Serial number

548,025

591,733

531,328

1,671,086

Comprising:

motor vehicle

545,018

588,400

527,640

1,661,058

- Quick motor vehicle searches

82,370

88,085

80,036

250,491

- Other motor vehicle searches

462,648

500,315

447,604

1,410,567

watercraft

2,524

2,762

3,180

8,466

aircraft

333

412

345

1,090

intellectual property

150

159

163

472

Individual grantor

20,551

22,451

20,851

63,853

Organisational grantor

472,151

503,676

459,434

1,435,261

PPSR registration number

19,147

19,623

17,712

56,482

Other searches

121

122

134

377

Total searches

1,059,995

1,137,605

1,029,459

3,227,059

Table 2 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR user

Number of searches in July 2023

Number of searches in August 2023

Number of searches in September 2023

Number of searches in the September quarter 2023

Searches performed by external user

1,058,160

1,135,528

1,028,101

3,221,789

By type of user:

Casual user

95,541

102,421

92,795

290,757

Account customer

962,619

1,033,107

935,306

2,931,032

By type of account user:

B2G customer

848,414

911,654

823,931

2,583,999

Web UI customer

114,205

121,453

111,375

347,033

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal

1,835

2,077

1,358

5,270

Total searches

1,059,995

1,137,605

1,029,459

3,227,059

Table 3 Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity

Number of activities in July 2023

Number of activities in August 2023

Number of activities in September 2023

Number of activities in the September quarter 2023

Transactions to create registrations
(financing statements)

173,570

197,656

181,467

552,693

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

235

231

286

752

Non-transitional registrations

173,335

197,425

181,181

551,941

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

138,864

157,371

143,560

439,795

Web UI account customer

34,706

40,285

37,907

112,898

Transactions to amend registrations
(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)

107,858

79,162

108,072

295,092

By type of amendment:

Change address for service

72,887

43,912

65,453

182,252

Change registration attribute

26,650

24,372

20,568

71,590

Transfer all registrations

6,711

9,793

21,093

37,597

Transfer multiple registrations

579

312

86

977

Transfer single registration

1,031

773

872

2,676

Transactions to discharge or remove registrations
(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)

141,369

139,541

129,945

410,855

1 The transitional period which provided secured parties temporary perfection of security interests, ended at midnight on 31 January 2014 (Canberra time).

2 From 01 July 2015, only account users are able to create registrations on the PPSR.

Table 4 PPSR registrations by registration state

Registration state

Number of registrations as at 30 September 2023

Current

10,305,024

Expired or removed

20,993,856

Total

31,298,880

Table 5 PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 30 September 2023

Transitional security interest

1,817,768

Non-transitional security interest

8,461,774

Prescribed property

25,482

Total

10,305,024

Table 6 PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration

Number of current registrations as at 30 September 2023

Agriculture

95,882

Aircraft

12,424

All present and after acquired property

1,703,696

All present and after acquired property, except

294,199

Financial property

53,008

Intangible property

116,339

Motor vehicle

4,805,798

Other goods

3,194,460

Watercraft

29,218

Total

10,305,024

 Table 7 PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type

Number of current registrations as at 30 September 2023

Consumer property

2,072,065

Commercial property

8,172,229

Unknown

60,730

Total

10,305,024