Personal insolvency administrations

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

Statistics have been discontinued

This statistics release has been discontinued. For the latest quarterly statistics releases, we now publish quarterly personal insolvency statistics.

  • There were 2,946 new personal insolvencies in the September quarter 2020. These were comprised of:
    • 1,676 bankruptcies
    • 1,247 debt agreements
    • 23 personal insolvency agreements.
  • Bankruptcies in the September quarter 2020 were at their lowest level since our current records began in the September quarter 1986.

Download the data

This zip file contains the full set of quarterly personal insolvency statistics we have published for the September quarter 2020. Associated commentary and graphs are drawn exclusively from this data set. Individual links to all tables packaged in the zip file are provided on this page.

Full data set: 

Media release

You can read our commentary for this quarter in our media release.


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