Australian Capital Territory

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics and analysis for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) regions in the March quarter 2018.

Reports

  • For the full Australian Capital Territory report, see:

  • For the regional statistics time series, see:

Key personal insolvency indicators, ACT March quarter 2018

  ACT
Total new debtors 103
New debtors per 100,000 population aged 18+1 33.3
% debtors with a business related personal insolvency 14.6%

1 Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Census of Population and Housing; data extracted 25/08/2017 using TableBuilder (dataset: 2016 Census - Cultural Diversity); Place of Usual Residence (PURP); State and GCCSA figures are summed from SA3. Note: ABS randomly adjust cells to avoid the release of confidential data. As such, state and GCCSA totals (summed from SA3) may not match ABS published totals.

Personal insolvency activity

In the March quarter 2018, there were 103 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in the Australian Capital Territory. This number fell by 10 debtors or 8.8% from the December quarter 2017.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, Australian Capital Territory, March quarter 2018

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Tuggeranong 30 46.2
Belconnen 24 32.0
Gungahlin 17 33.1

There were 33.3 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in the Australian Capital Territory in the March quarter 2018. The highest regional rate was in Tuggeranong (46.2).

Business related personal insolvencies in Australian Capital Territory

There were 15 debtors who entered a new business-related personal insolvency in the Australian Capital Territory in the March quarter 2018. This number rose by three debtors or 25.0% from the December quarter 2017. The largest number of debtors entering a business-related personal insolvency in the Australian Capital Territory in the March quarter 2018 was in Gungahlin (four debtors).