New South Wales

Greater Sydney

Proportion of business related debtors

There is a 10.5 percent point (100 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for Greater Sydney in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 28.7% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 18.2%.

Highest number of new debtors by region, Greater Sydney, December quarter 2019

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Mount Druitt

60

21.7%

18.3%

Wyong

52

25.0%

19.2%

Bankstown

46

28.3%

17.4%

Campbelltown (NSW)

46

8.7%

8.7%

Kogarah - Rockdale

43

37.2%

20.9%

Rest of New South Wales

Proportion of business related debtors

There is an 8.4 percent point (50 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for the rest of New South Wales in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 25.3% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 16.9%.

Highest number of new debtors by region, rest of New South Wales, December quarter 2019

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Newcastle

46

34.8%

26.1%

Lower Hunter

30

10.0%

10.0%

Maitland

30

40.0%

33.3%

Kiama - Shellharbour

23

26.1%

–*

Port Macquarie

23

43.5%

30.4%

* We did not publish the number of business related debtors in this region in December quarter 2019.

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We have published comparison statistics from the historical definition to the new definition of business related personal insolvency.