Regional statistics

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics.

New debtors, March quarter 2019

Note: Displayed by Statistical Area Level 4

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Sydney fell by 156 (-12.6%) to 1,082; Wyong (60) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of New South Wales fell by 35 (-4.6%) to 728; Newcastle (46) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Melbourne fell by 30 (-3.5%) to 830; Wyndham (65) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Victoria fell by 20 (-6.4%) to 294; Geelong (40) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Brisbane fell by 92 (-9.3%) to 894; Springfield - Redbank (68) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Queensland fell by 41 (-3.8%) to 1,035; Townsville (110) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide fell by 15 (-4.7%) to 301; Salisbury (48) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of South Australia rose by 43 (51.8%) to 126; Murray and Mallee (39) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Perth fell by seven (-1.0%) to 725; Wanneroo (87) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Western Australia rose by 10 (6.8%) to 157; Bunbury (33) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Hobart fell by five (-8.8%) to 52; Hobart - North West (21) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Tasmania fell by 17 (-16.8%) to 84; Launceston (28) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Darwin rose by four (7.5%) to 57; Palmerston (25) was the region with the most new debtors. The rest of Northern Territory fell by eight (-30.8%) to 18; Alice Springs (12) was the region with the most new debtors.

In the March quarter 2019, debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Australian Capital Territory fell by four (-5.3%) to 71; Tuggeranong (21) 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 March quarter 2019. 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.