Regional statistics

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics.

New debtors, December quarter 2018

Note: Displayed by Statistical Area Level 4

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Sydney fell by 133 (-9.7%) to 1,238; Campbelltown (NSW) (78) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of New South Wales fell by 40 (-5.0%) to 763; Newcastle (50) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Melbourne fell by 57 (-6.2%) to 860; Wyndham (66) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Victoria fell by 54 (-14.7%) to 314; Geelong (43) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Brisbane fell by 55 (-5.3%) to 986; Springfield - Redbank (71) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Queensland fell by 123 (-10.3%) to 1,076; Townsville (90) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide fell by five (-1.6%) to 316; Onkaparinga (51) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of South Australia fell by seven (-7.8%) to 83; Murray and Mallee (24) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Perth fell by 77 (-9.5%) to 732; Wanneroo (99) was the region with the most new debtors. There were 147 new debtors in the rest of Western Australia; Bunbury (34) was the region with the most new debtors.

There were 57 new debtors in Greater Hobart in the December quarter 2018 (no change from the previous quarter); Hobart - North West (26) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Tasmania rose by 17 (20.2%) to 101; Launceston (29) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Darwin rose by five (10.4%) to 53; Darwin Suburbs (20) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Northern Territory rose by four (18.2%) to 26; Alice Springs (nine) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the December quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Australian Capital Territory fell by 10 (-11.8%) to 75; Tuggeranong (20) was the region with the most new debtors.

Download the data

This zip file contains the full set of regional personal insolvency statistics we have published for the December quarter 2018. Associated commentary and charts are drawn exclusively from this data set. Individual links to all tables packaged in the zip file are provided on this page.

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Break in series – September quarter 2017

From the September quarter 2017, geographic coding of personal insolvency statistics follows a new method. This change is a break in series for our statistical publications.

There is also a minor change in the reporting date used for personal insolvency agreements from that quarter.

For further information, see the Guide to quarterly regional statistics.

Regional statistics release schedule

We publish all statistics release dates in advance.

Full reports

To access the collection of the quarterly statistics excel reports, see Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics reports.