March quarter 2022 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the March quarter 2022.

Table 1 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type

Number of searches in January 2022

Number of searches in February 2022

Number of searches in March 2022

Number of searches in the March quarter 2022

Serial number

440,566

481,478

542,583

1,464,627

Comprising:

motor vehicle 436,128 477,062 538,622 1,451,812
- Quick motor vehicle searches 78,227 76,463 80,402 235,092
- Other motor vehicle searches 357,901 400,599 458,220 1,216,720
watercraft 3,862 3,839 3,409 11,110
aircraft 278 411 319 1,008
intellectual property 298 166 233 697

Individual grantor

14,812

22,110

23,086

60,008

Organisational grantor

295,259

529,970

490,616

1,315,845

PPSR registration number

10,102

13,520

14,276

37,898

Other searches

6

4

6

16

Total searches

760,745

1,047,082

1,070,567

2,878,394

Table 2 Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR user

Number of searches in January 2022

Number of searches in February 2022

Number of searches in March 2022

Number of searches in the March quarter 2022

Searches performed by external user

759,739

1,045,856

1,069,333

2,874,928

By type of user:

Account customer 675,138 83,878 88,101 256,580
Casual user 84,601 961,978 981,232 2,618,348

By type of account user:

B2G customer 577,703 851,461 849,452 2,278,616
Web UI customer 97,435 110,517 131,780 339,732

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal

1,006

1,226

1,234

3,466

Total searches

760,745

1,047,082

1,070,567

2,878,394

Table 3 Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity

Number of activities in January 2022

Number of activities in February 2022

Number of activities in March 2022

Number of activities in the March quarter 2022

Transactions to create registrations
(financing statements)

116,521

153,519

187,378

457,418

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations 116 200 253 569
Non-transitional registrations 116,405 153,319 187,125 456,849

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer 89,473 118,080 144,020 351,573
Web UI account customer 27,048 35,439 43,358 105,845

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

61,526

133,164

92,820

287,510

By type of amendment:

Change address for service 42,230 109,845 66,324 218,399
Change registration attribute 17,521 19,037 23,669 60,227
Transfer all registrations 505 2,312 386 3,203
Transfer multiple registrations 438 397 625 1,460
Transfer single registration 832 1,573 1,816 4,221

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

110,465

129,987

159,478

399,930

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 2022

Current

10,065,044

Expired or removed

18,118,053

Total

28,183,097

Table 5 PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2022

Transitional security interest

1,938,707

Non-transitional security interest

8,103,265

Prescribed property

23,072

Total

10,065,044

Table 6 PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2022

Agriculture

95,125

Aircraft

13,364

All present and after acquired property

1,699,357

All present and after acquired property, except

284,131

Financial property

49,765

Intangible property

119,141

Motor vehicle

4,657,524

Other goods

3,111,934

Watercraft

34,703

Total

10,065,044

 Table 7 PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2022

Consumer property

2,130,169

Commercial property

7,872,691

Unknown

62,184

Total

10,065,044