Regional statistics

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics.

New debtors, June quarter 2020

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Sydney fell by 171 (-17.5%) to 806; Campbelltown (NSW) (49) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of New South Wales fell by 133 (-23.8%) to 425; Tamworth - Gunnedah (29) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Melbourne fell by 159 (-21.2%) to 591; Wyndham (56) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Victoria fell by 79 (-30.6%) to 179; Geelong (28) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Brisbane fell by 170 (-22.0%) to 604; Springfield - Redbank (47) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Queensland fell by 85 (-10.7%) to 709; Ormeau - Oxenford (68) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide fell by 60 (-24.8%) to 182; Salisbury (30) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of South Australia fell by 23 (-28.0%) to 59; Murray and Mallee (13) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Perth fell by 170 (-28.4%) to 429; Wanneroo (61) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Western Australia rose by 11 (10.5%) to 116; Bunbury (24) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Hobart fell by 19 (-35.2%) to 35; Hobart - North West (8) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Tasmania fell by 26 (-37.7%) to 43; Launceston (12) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Darwin rose by 4 (9.8%) to 45; Palmerston (14) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Northern Territory rose by 2 (22.2%) to 11; Alice Springs (7) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the June quarter 2020, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Australian Capital Territory fell by 9 (-15.8%) to 48; Tuggeranong (16) was the region with the most new debtors.

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Break in series – September quarter 2019

The Bankruptcy Amendment (Debt Agreement Reform) Act 2018 received Royal Assent on Thursday 27 September 2018. The majority of the amendments commenced on 27 June 2019. These reforms are a break in series for our statistical publications.

For more information, see Debt agreements law reform – Statistics.

Changes to regional statistics

The new Bankruptcy Online system commenced on 2 January 2020 and introduced changes to the Statement of Affairs form. This changes the way we calculate and publish personal insolvency statistics from the March quarter 2020.

We have revised regional statistics time series from September quarter 2007. We will publish archived historical time series using the old method until March quarter 2021.

For more information, see changes to regional statistics.

Full reports

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

Regional statistics release schedule

We publish all statistics release dates in advance.

Further information

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