Report: March quarter 2020 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the March quarter 2020.

Table 1 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type

Number of searches in January 2020

Number of searches in February 2020

Number of searches in March 2020

Number of searches in the March quarter 2020

Serial number

433,719

459,633

447,041

1,340,393

Comprising:

motor vehicle

-Quick motor vehicle searches

-Other motor vehicle searches

watercraft

aircraft

intellectual property

 

429,895

55,396

374,499

3,301

257

266

 

456,050

57,232

398,818

3,072

318

193

 

443,976

55,202

388,774

2,497

392

176

 

1,329,921

167,830

1,162,091

8,870

967

635

Individual grantor

14,926

17,476

18,629

51,031

Organisational grantor

308,363

385,458

357,411

1,051,232

PPSR registration number

10,545

11,368

10,207

32,120

Other searches

10

5

10

25

Total searches

767,563

873,940

833,298

2,474,801

Table 2 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR user

Number of searches in January 2020

Number of searches in February 2020

Number of searches in March 2020

Number of searches in the March quarter 2020

Searches performed by external user

765,583

872,455

831,706

2,469,744

By type of user:

Casual user

Account customer

 

63,339

702,244

 

65,432

807,023

 

63,153

768,553

 

191,924

2,277,820

By type of account user:

B2G customer

Web UI customer

 

583,509

118,735

 

663,803

143,220

 

638,027

130,526

 

1,885,339

392,481

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal

1,980

1,485

1,592

5,057

Total searches

767,563

873,940

833,298

2,474,801

Table 3 Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity

Number of activities in January 2020

Number of activities in February 2020

Number of activities in March 2020

Number of activities in the March quarter 2020

Transactions to create registrations
(financing statements)

151,663

157,761

165,775

475,199

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

Non-transitional registrations

 

2,006

149,657

 

1,510

156,251

 

1,543

164,232

 

5,059

470,140

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

Web UI account customer

 

106,212

45,451

 

120,316

37,445

 

120,536

45,239

 

347,064

128,135

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

53,214

94,865

97,832

245,911

By type of amendment:

Change address for service

Change registration attribute

Transfer all registrations

Transfer multiple registrations

Transfer single registration

 

23,961

22,057

5,567

830

799

 

72,106

21,330

597

120

712

 

68,712

22,137

770

1,010

5,203

 

164,779

65,524

6,934

1,960

6,714

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

114,286

125,425

128,841

368,552

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 2020

Current

10,183,829

Expired or removed

14,168,764

Total

24,352,593

Table 5 PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2020

Transitional security interest

2,184,718

Non-transitional security interest

7,981,983

Prescribed property

17,128

Total

10,183,829

Table 6 PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2020

Agriculture

94,040

Aircraft

15,306

All present and after acquired property

1,695,139

All present and after acquired property, except

270,245

Financial property

46,182

Intangible property

117,497

Motor vehicle

4,887,103

Other goods

3,014,689

Watercraft

43,628

Total

10,183,829

Table 7 PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2020

Consumer property

2,355,258

Commercial property

7,758,382

Unknown

70,189

Total

10,183,829