Queensland

Greater Brisbane

Proportion of business related debtors

There is an 8.1 percent point (57 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for Greater Brisbane in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 24.8% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 16.7%.

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

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

North Lakes

53

15.1%

9.4%

Springfield - Redbank

51

17.6%

13.7%

Ipswich Inner

43

11.6%

7.0%

Browns Plains

32

18.8%

12.5%

Caboolture

30

26.7%

10.0%

Rest of Queensland

Proportion of business related debtors

There is an 8.4 percent point (65 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for the rest of Queensland in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 28.8% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 20.4%.

Highest number of new debtors by region, rest of Queensland, December quarter 2019

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Townsville

74

28.4%

20.3%

Ormeau - Oxenford

69

39.1%

27.5%

Rockhampton

59

23.7%

13.6%

Toowoomba

38

23.7%

21.1%

Gladstone

32

21.9%

21.9%

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