Northern Territory

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

Reports

  • For the full Northern Territory report, see:

  • For the regional statistics time series, see:

Key personal insolvency indicators, NT, March quarter 2018

  Greater Darwin Rest of NT NT1
Total new debtors 60 27 87
New debtors per 100,000 population aged 18+2 57.4 42.4 51.0
% debtors with a business related personal insolvency Data not available Data not available 17.2%

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 60 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Darwin in the March quarter 2018. This number rose by five debtors or 9.1% from the December quarter 2017. Greater Darwin accounted for 69.0% of all new debtors in Northern Territory in the March quarter 2018.

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

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Palmerston 28 117.7
Darwin Suburbs 18 44.3
Darwin City 10 46.1

There were 57.4 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in Greater Darwin in the March quarter 2018. This is higher than the Northern Territory average of 51.0. The highest regional rate in Greater Darwin was in Palmerston (117.7).

Rest of Northern Territory

Personal insolvency activity

There were 27 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in rest of Northern Territory in the March quarter 2018. This number rose by one debtor from the December quarter 2017. Rest of Northern Territory accounted for 31.0% of all new debtors in Northern Territory in the March quarter 2018.

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

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Alice Springs 18 66.7
Katherine 4 30.7

There were 42.4 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in rest of Northern Territory. This is lower than the Northern Territory average of 51.0. Alice Springs recorded the highest regional rate (66.7) in rest of Northern Territory.