Northern Territory

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics and analysis for the Northern Territory (NT) regions in the June quarter 2018.

Reports

  • For the full Northern Territory report, see:

  • For the regional statistics time series, see:

Key personal insolvency indicators, NT, June quarter 2018

  Greater Darwin Rest of NT NT1
Total new debtors 71 26 97
New debtors per 100,000 population aged 18+2 67.9 40.8 56.8
% debtors with a business related personal insolvency 11.3% 15.4% 12.4

1 GCCSA totals may not sum to the state total as the state total is inclusive of records not further classified under the ASGS.
2 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.

Greater Darwin

Personal insolvency activity

There were 71 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Darwin in the June quarter 2018. This number rose by 11 debtors or 18.3% from the March quarter 2018. Greater Darwin accounted for 73.2% of all new debtors in Northern Territory in the June quarter 2018.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, Greater Darwin, June quarter 2018

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Palmerston 26 109.3
Darwin Suburbs 21 51.7
Darwin City 16 73.7

There were 67.9 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in Greater Darwin in the June quarter 2018. This is higher than the Northern Territory average of 56.8. For the second consecutive quarter, the highest regional rate in Greater Darwin was in Palmerston (109.3).

Business related personal insolvencies in Greater Darwin

There were eight debtors who entered a new business related personal insolvency in Greater Darwin in the June quarter 2018. The largest number of debtors entering a business related personal insolvency in Greater Darwin was in Darwin Suburbs (three debtors).

Rest of Northern Territory

Personal insolvency activity

There were 26 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in rest of Northern Territory in the June quarter 2018. This number fell by one debtor from the March quarter 2018. Rest of Northern Territory accounted for 26.8% of all new debtors in Northern Territory in the June quarter 2018.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, rest of Northern Territory, June quarter 2018

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Alice Springs 16 59.3
Katherine 4 30.7

There were 40.8 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in rest of Northern Territory in the June quarter 2018. This is lower than the Northern Territory average of 56.8. For the second consecutive quarter, the highest regional rate in rest of Northern Territory was in Alice Springs (59.3).

Business related personal insolvencies in rest of Northern Territory

There were four debtors who entered a new business related personal insolvency in rest of Northern Territory in the June quarter 2018.