PPSR quarterly statistics tables

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Table 1 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type Number of searches in January 2024 Number of searches in February 2024 Number of searches in March 2024 Number of searches in the March quarter 2024
Serial number 556,318 587,835 570,418     1,714,571
Comprising:
motor vehicle 552,049 583,849 566,195 1,702,093
- Quick motor vehicle searches 82,758 85,698 86,044 254,500
- Other motor vehicle searches 469,291 498,151 480,151 1,447,593
watercraft 3,808 3,357 3,070 10,235
aircraft 288 359 423 1,070
intellectual property 173 270 730 1,173
Individual grantor 16,544 20,490 21,110 58,144
Organisational grantor 366,456 439,536 459,644 1,265,636
PPSR registration number 16,010 17,275 17,353 50,638
Other searches 117 114 168 399
Total searches 955,445 1,065,250 1,068,693 3,089,388

Table 2 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR user Number of searches in January 2024 Number of searches in February 2024 Number of searches in March 2024 Number of searches in the March quarter 2024
Searches performed by external user 954,156 1,063,684 1,067,271 3,085,111
By type of user:
Casual user 96,048 100,251 100,429 296,728
Account customer 858,108 963,433 966,842 2,788,383
By type of account user:
B2G customer 745,951 840,196 850,900 2,437,047
Web UI customer 112,157 123,237 115,942 351,336
Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal 1,289 1,566 1,422 4,277
Total searches 955,445 1,065,250 1,068,693 3,089,388

Table 3 Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity Number of activities in January 2024 Number of activities in February 2024 Number of activities in March 2024 Number of activities in the March quarter 2024
Transactions to create registrations
(financing statements)
154,504 177,432 189,666 521,602
By kind of interest1:
Transitional registrations 219 281 374 874
Non-transitional registrations 154,285 177,151 189,292 520,728 
By type of PPSR account user2:
B2G account customer 124,467 141,063 151,922 417,452
Web UI account customer 30,037 36,369 37,744 104,150
Transactions to amend registrations
(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)
95,959 177,424 60,486 333,869
By type of amendment:
Change address for service 72,510 150,536 36,044 259,090
Change registration attribute 17,714 23,655 19,978 61,347
Transfer all registrations 4,714 1,262 1,547 7,523
Transfer multiple registrations 356 912 2,169 3,437
Transfer single registration 665 1,059 748 2,472
Transactions to discharge or remove registrations
(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)
124,716 136,245 138,151 399,112

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 31 March 2024
Current 10,414,547
Expired or removed 21,955,529
Total 32,370,076

Table 5 PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2024
Transitional security interest 1,782,758
Non-transitional security interest 8,602,469
Prescribed property 29,320
Total 10,414,547

Table 6 PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2024
Agriculture 95,036
Aircraft 12,078
All present and after acquired property 1,702,855
All present and after acquired property, except 299,012
Financial property 54,879
Intangible property 118,209
Motor vehicle 4,894,546
Other goods 3,209,018
Watercraft 28,914
Total 10,414,547

 Table 7 PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2024
Consumer property 2,101,458
Commercial property 8,252,719
Unknown 60,370
Total 10,414,547