Victoria

Greater Melbourne

Proportion of business related debtors

There is a 10.2 percent point (73 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for Greater Melbourne in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 34.1% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 23.9%.

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

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Wyndham

59

28.8%

16.9%

Whittlesea - Wallan

51

27.5%

21.6%

Casey - South

47

31.9%

27.7%

Melton - Bacchus Marsh

46

34.8%

26.1%

Frankston

40

30.0%

20.0%

Rest of Victoria

Proportion of business related debtors

There is a 10.2 percent point (24 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for the rest of Victoria in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 31.1% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 20.9%.

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

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Ballarat

26

23.1%

11.5%

Wodonga - Alpine

22

27.3%

18.2%

Surf Coast - Bellarine Peninsula

20

35.0%

30.0%

Bendigo

19

26.3%

21.1%

Geelong

19

42.1%

25.0%

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