March quarter 2021 PPSR statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the March quarter 2021.

Table 1 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type

Number of searches in January 2021

Number of searches in February 2021

Number of searches in March 2021

Number of searches in the March quarter 2021

Serial number

429,819

450,914

509,218

1,389,951

Comprising:

motor vehicle

-Quick motor vehicle searches

-Other motor vehicle searches

watercraft

aircraft

intellectual property

 

424,981

77,225

347,756

3,997

404

437

 

445,466

74,589

370,877

4,040

1,052

356

 

504,640

79,350

425,290

3,846

420

312

 

1,375,087

231,164

1,143,923

11,883

1,876

1,105

Individual grantor

13,596

18,113

21,553

53,262

Organisational grantor

275,276

393,764

463,507

1,132,547

PPSR registration number

9,654

12,082

12,725

34,461

Other searches

5

3

4

12

Total searches

728,350

874,876

1,007,007

2,610,233

Table 2 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR user

Number of searches in January 2021

Number of searches in February 2021

Number of searches in March 2021

Number of searches in the March quarter 2021

Searches performed by external user

727,034

873,317

1,005,251

2,605,602

By type of user:

Casual user

Account customer

 

83,891

643,143

 

82,654

790,663

 

87,801

917,450

 

254,346

2,351,256

By type of account user:

B2G customer

Web UI customer

 

543,731

99,412

 

680,178

110,485

 

789,361

128,089

 

2,013,270

337,986

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal

1,316

1,559

1,756

4,631

Total searches

728,350

874,876

1,007,007

2,610,233

Table 3 Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity

Number of activities in January 2021

Number of activities in February 2021

Number of activities in March 2021

Number of activities in the March quarter 2021

Transactions to create registrations
(financing statements)

120,865

146,424

178,723

446,012

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

Non-transitional registrations

 

124

120,741

 

283

146,141

 

258

178,465

 

665

445,347

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

Web UI account customer

 

92,197

28,668

 

110,016

36,408

 

132,446

46,277

 

334,659

111,353

Transactions to amend registrations
(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)

76,974

350,058

113,463

540,495

By type of amendment:

Change address for service

Change registration attribute

Transfer all registrations

Transfer multiple registrations

Transfer single registration

 

39,905

35,665

26

151

1,227

 

324,107

21,786

1,191

291

2,683

 

84,698

24,989

1,690

1,352

734

 

448,710

82,440

2,907

1,794

4,644

Transactions to discharge or remove registrations
(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)

114,074

133,187

151,320

398,581

1 The transitional period which provided secured parties temporary perfection of security interests, ended at midnight on 31 January 2014 (Canberra time).

2 From 01 July 2015, only account users are able to create registrations on the PPSR.

Table 4 PPSR registrations by registration state

Registration state

Number of registrations as at 31 March 2021

Current

10,015,612

Expired or removed

16,194,613

Total

26,210,225

Table 5 PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2021

Transitional security interest

2,043,476

Non-transitional security interest

7,951,374

Prescribed property

20,762

Total

10,015,612

Table 6 PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2021

Agriculture

94,904

Aircraft

14,077

All present and after acquired property

1,699,335

All present and after acquired property, except

278,441

Financial property

46,729

Intangible property

116,879

Motor vehicle

4,689,585

Other goods

3,036,917

Watercraft

38,745

Total

10,015,612

Table 7 PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2021

Consumer property

2,208,379

Commercial property

7,740,957

Unknown

66,276

Total

10,015,612