Personal insolvency statistics

We publish provisional quarterly and annual personal insolvency statistics on bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements for all states and territories.

Download the data

This zip file contains the full set of quarterly and annual personal insolvency statistics published by AFSA for June quarter 2017 and the 2016-17 financial year. Associated commentary and charts are drawn exclusively from this data set. Individual links to all tables packaged in the zip file are provided on this page.

Quarterly statistics: June quarter 2017

Provisional personal insolvency activity June quarter 2017
State / territory Bankruptcies
(Parts IV and XI)
Debt agreements
(Part IX)
Personal insolvency agreements
(Part X)
Total personal insolvency activity
NSW 1,081 1,080 10 2,171
ACT 39 49 1 89
Vic 765 666 7 1,438
Qld 1,117 1,136 17 2,270
SA 282 197 4 483
NT 32 47 1 80
WA 475 412 17 904
Tas 97 83 1 181
Total 3,888 3,670 58 7,616

Note 1: All the above figures refer to personal administrations under the Bankruptcy Act only (and not corporate insolvency).

Graph: Quarterly personal insolvency activity in Australia


Read more about personal insolvency activity in the June quarter 2017: Quarterly statistics commentary.


Annual statistics

We publish annual statistics for personal insolvency, including bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements.

Release schedule

We publish all statistics release dates in advance.

Further information

For further information about the statistics, see the Guide to personal insolvency statistics.

Verified personal insolvency statistics are available from the AFSA Annual Report. Verified figures are not subject to further revision unless an error is identified.