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.

Quarterly statistics: December quarter 2016

Provisional personal insolvency activity December quarter 2016
State / territory Bankruptcies
(Parts IV and XI)
Debt agreements
(Part IX)
Personal insolvency agreements
(Part X)
Total personal insolvency activity
NSW 1,078 921 7 2,006
ACT 50 43 0 93
Vic 823 551 12 1,386
Qld 1,190 893 10 2,093
SA 277 148 2 427
NT 27 40 1 68
WA 443 370 11 824
Tas 88 70 0 158
Total 3,976 3,036 43 7,055

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 December quarter 2016: 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.