Western Australia

Greater Perth

Proportion of business related debtors

There is a 9.3 percent point (56 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for Greater Perth in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 31.4% of people entered a business related personal insolvency. Using the historical business definition, this was 22.1%.

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

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Wanneroo

87

25.3%

18.4%

Rockingham

61

31.1%

26.2%

Swan

55

29.1%

25.5%

Stirling

42

40.5%

26.2%

Mandurah

37

40.5%

29.7%

Rest of Western Australia

Proportion of business related debtors

Note: We did not publish the number of business related debtors in the rest of WA in some quarters. These appear as missing in this graph.

There is an 11.1 percent point (14 debtors) rise in the proportion of business related personal insolvencies for the rest of Western Australia in December quarter 2019 due to our change in definition. Using our new definition, 32.0% 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 Western Australia, December quarter 2019

Region

New debtors

Proportion of business related debtors

New definition

Historical definition

Bunbury

31

38.7%

25.8%

Wheat Belt - North

16

43.8%

43.8%

Augusta - Margaret River - Busselton

13

30.8%

30.8%

Albany

13

30.8%

23.1%

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