Australia’s Personal Property Securities Register – AFSA statistics release September quarter 2021

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Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the September quarter 2021

PPSR activity at a glance

Snapshot of the PPSR (Personal Property Securities Register) activities during the September Quarter of 2021. The image encompasses both registration and search details. A concise overview of the data can be found in the attached media release. For an in-depth analysis, consult the available workbooks on the PPSR Quarterly Statistics page


PPSR searches

There were 2,930,668 searches conducted on the PPSR in the September quarter 2021. This was an increase of 15.1% compared to the September quarter 2020, when there were 2,547,120 searches on the PPSR.

Organisational grantor searches were the most common type in the September quarter 2021. They accounted for 50.3% of searches.

PPSR registrations

There were 494,086 registrations created on the PPSR in the September quarter 2021. This number rose by 8.3% compared to the September quarter 2020, when there were 456,143 registrations created.

In the September quarter 2021, there were 472,242 amendments to registrations on the PPSR. There were 443,792 registrations discharged or removed from the PPSR.

At 30 September 2021, there were 10,044,514 current registrations on the PPSR. Motor vehicle was the most common collateral class with 4,664,122 registrations. This was 46.4% of total current registrations.

Commercial property was the most common type of collateral. At 30 September 2021, 7,823,352 current registrations on the PPSR were of this collateral type. This was 77.9% of total current registrations.

If you have any questions about this media release, or AFSA statistics, please contact the AFSA media team. Please note that AFSA does not provide commentary on the statistics themselves.