We publish provisional quarterly and annual personal insolvency statistics on bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements for all states and territories.
This zip file contains the full set of quarterly personal insolvency statistics we have published for the December quarter 2017. 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.
Full data set:
From the September quarter 2017, geographic coding of personal insolvency statistics follows a new method. This change is a break in series for our statistical publications.
There is also a minor change in the reporting date used for personal insolvency agreements from that quarter.
For further information, see the Guide to personal insolvency statistics.
|State / territory||Bankruptcies
(Parts IV and XI)
|Personal insolvency agreements
|Total personal insolvency activity|
Note 1: From the September quarter 2017, geographic coding of personal insolvency statistics follows a new method, and we have implemented a minor change in reporting personal insolvency agreements. Further details are available in the Guide to personal insolvency statistics.
Note 2: All the above figures refer to personal administrations under the Bankruptcy Act only (and not corporate insolvency).
Note 3: State/territory "Other" includes records where no address is stated or where the stated address is not in the Australian Statistical Geography Standard (ASGS).
Graph: Quarterly personal insolvency activity in Australia
Read more about personal insolvency activity in the December quarter 2017: Quarterly statistics commentary.
We publish annual statistics for personal insolvency, including bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements.
We publish all statistics release dates in advance.
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.