Australian Capital Territory

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics and analysis for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) regions in the September quarter 2017.

Reports

Break in series – personal insolvency statistics

From the September quarter 2017, geographic coding of personal insolvency statistics follows a new method. There is also a minor change in the reporting date used for personal insolvency agreements from this quarter. These changes are breaks in series for our statistical publications. For further details see the Guide to quarterly regional statistics.

Key personal insolvency indicators, ACT September quarter 2017

  ACT
Total new debtors 90
New debtors per 100,000 population aged 18+1 29.1
% debtors with a business related personal insolvency 13.3%

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 September quarter 2017, there were 90 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in the Australian Capital Territory.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, Australian Capital Territory, September quarter 2017

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Belconnen 23 30.6
Tuggeranong 23 35.4
Gungahlin 22 42.8

There were 29.1 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in the Australian Capital Territory in the September quarter 2017. The highest regional rate was in Gungahlin (42.8).

Business related personal insolvencies in Australian Capital Territory

There were 12 debtors who entered a new business-related personal insolvency in the Australian Capital Territory in the September quarter 2017. The largest numbers of debtors entering a business-related personal insolvency in the Australian Capital Territory in the September quarter 2017 were in:

  • Gungahlin (4 debtors)
  • Tuggeranong (4 debtors).