Report: December quarter 2019 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the December quarter 2019

Table 1: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type

Number of searches in October 2019

Number of searches in November 2019

Number of searches in December 2019

Number of searches in the December quarter 2019

Serial number

447,400

439,393

399,092

1,285,885

Comprising:

 

 

 

 

motor vehicle

443,105

435,344

395,166

1,273,615

watercraft

3,451

3,494

3,231

10,176

aircraft

366

337

396

1,099

intellectual property

478

218

299

995

Individual grantor

17,472

17,334

15,503

50,309

Organisational grantor

390,895

380,219

325,204

1,096,318

PPSR registration number

11,797

10,978

11,288

34,063

Other searches

13

9

2

24

Total searches

867,577

847,933

751,089

2,466,599

Table 2: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR user

 

Number of searches in October 2019

Number of searches in November 2019

 

Number of searches in December 2019

Number of searches in the December quarter 2019

Searches performed by external user

865,797

846,147

749,364

2,461,308

By type of user:

 

 

 

 

Casual user

63,160

63,033

56,051

182,244

Account customer

802,637

783,114

693,313

2,279,064

By type of account user:

 

 

 

 

B2G customer

674,292

660,297

580,931

1,915,520

Web UI customer

128,345

122,817

112,382

363,544

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal

1,780

1,786

1,725

5,291

Total searches

867,577

847,933

751,089

2,466,599

Table 3: Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity

Number of activities in October 2019

Number of activities in November 2019

Number of activities in December 2019

Number of activities in the December quarter 2019

Transactions to create registrations
(financing statements)

174,061

165,270

169,985

509,316

By kind of interest1:

 

 

 

 

Transitional registrations

2,969

2,507

2,837

8,313

Non-transitional registrations

171,092

162,763

167,148

501,003

By type of PPSR account user2:

 

 

 

 

B2G account customer

133,404

127,482

133,134

394,020

Web UI account customer

40,657

37,788

36,851

115,296

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

125,725

97,372

342,869

565,966

By type of amendment:

 

 

 

 

Change address for service

95,311

62,825

153,720

311,856

Change registration attribute

26,252

26,507

21,405

74,164

Transfer all registrations

390

6,423

166,691

173,504

Transfer multiple registrations

1,764

681

100

2,545

Transfer single registration

2,008

936

953

3,897

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

137,497

131,597

123,540

392,634

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 December 2019

Current

10,157,983

Expired or removed

13,719,411

Total

23,877,394

Table 5: PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2019

Transitional security interest

2,219,234

Non-transitional security interest

7,922,537

Prescribed property

16,212

Total

10,157,983

Table 6: PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration

Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2019

Agriculture

91,955

Aircraft

15,505

All present and after acquired property

1,696,562

All present and after acquired property, except

267,516

Financial property

45,280

Intangible property

116,778

Motor vehicle

4,885,838

Other goods

2,993,939

Watercraft

44,610

Total

10,157,983

Table 7: PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type

Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2019

Consumer property

2,365,564

Commercial property

7,721,172

Unknown

71,247

Total

10,157,983