Regional statistics

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics.

New debtors, September quarter 2018

Note: Displayed by Statistical Area Level 4

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Sydney fell by 74 (-5.1%) to 1,371; Campbelltown (NSW) (71) was the region with the highest new debtors. The rest of New South Wales fell by 155 (-16.2%) to 803; Newcastle (58) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Melbourne fell by 129 (-12.3%) to 917; Casey - South (73) was the region with the highest new debtors. The rest of Victoria fell by 18 (-4.7%) to 368; Geelong (51) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Brisbane fell by 87 (-7.7%) to 1,041; Browns Plains (71) was the region with the highest new debtors. The rest of Queensland fell by 115 (-8.8%) to 1,199; Townsville (115) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide fell by 81 (-20.1%) to 321; Onkaparinga (55) was the region with the highest new debtors. The rest of South Australia fell by five (-5.3%) to 90; Limestone Coast (22) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Perth fell by 43 (-5.0%) to 809; Wanneroo (106) was the region with the highest new debtors. In the rest of Western Australia, Bunbury (44) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Hobart fell by four (-6.6%) to 57; Hobart - North West (23) was the region with the highest new debtors. The rest of Tasmania fell by 52 (-38.2%) to 84; Launceston (22) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Darwin fell by 23 (-32.4%) to 48; Palmerston (17) was the region with the highest new debtors. The rest of Northern Territory fell by four (-15.4%) to 22; Alice Springs (13) was the region with the highest new debtors.

In September quarter 2018, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Australian Capital Territory fell by 18 (-17.5%) to 85; Belconnen (34) was the region with the highest new debtors.

Download the data

This zip file contains the full set of regional personal insolvency statistics we have published for the September 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.