Report: December quarter 2017 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the December quarter 2017.

Table 1: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type Number of searches in October 2017 Number of searches in November 2017 Number of searches in December 2017 Number of searches in the
December quarter 2017
Serial number 397,242 411,400 340,431 1,149,073

Comprising:

motor vehicle

watercraft

aircraft

intellectual property

 

393,952

2,794

376

120

 

407,291

3,418

487

204

 

336,764

3,212

380

75

 

1,138,007

9,424

1,243

399

Individual grantor 13,394 15,254 11,949 40,597
Organisational grantor 330,528 355,643 275,470 961,641
PPSR registration number 9,985 10,557 9,208 29,750
Other searches 3 4 0 7
Total searches 751,152 792,858 637,058 2,181,068

Table 2: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type of user

Type of PPSR User Number of searches in October 2017 Number of searches in November 2017 Number of searches in December 2017 Number of searches in the
December quarter 2017
Searches performed by external user 748,975 790,883 635,696 2,175,554

By type of user:

Casual user

Account user

 

45,255

703,720

 

43,912

746,971

 

37,879

597,817

 

127,046

2,048,508

By type of account user:

B2G customer

Web UI customer

 

583,556

120,164

 

623,831

123,140

 

492,842

104,975

 

1,700,229

348,279

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal 2,177 1,975 1,362 5,514
Total searches 751,152 792,858 637,058 2,181,068

Table 3: Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity Number of searches in October 2017 Number of searches in November 2017 Number of searches in December 2017 Number of activities in the December quarter 2017
Transactions to create registrations (financing statements) 174,880 182,403 163,238 520,521

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

Non-transitional registrations

 

2,226

172,654

 

2,531

179,872

 

2,575

160,663

 

7,332

513,189

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

Web UI account customer

 

132,978

41,902

 

138,877

43,526

 

124,633

38,605

 

396,488

124,033

Transactions to amend registrations
(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)
42,243 369,585 57,017 468,845
Transactions to discharge or remove registrations
(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)
121,811 118,086 114,042 353,939

1 The transitional period, which provided secured parties temporary perfection of security interests, ended at midnight on 31 January 2014 (Canberra time).

2 From 1 July 2015, only account users are able to create registrations on the PPSR.

Note: A single transaction may affect more than one registration. For further information, please read the Guide to PPSR statistics.

Table 4: PPSR registrations by registration state

Registration state Number of registrations as at
31 December 2017
Current 9,732,384
Expired or removed 10,053,830
Total 19,786,214

Table 5: PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2017

Transitional security interest 2,656,377
Non-transitional security interest 7,065,941
Prescribed property 10,066
Total 9,732,384

Table 6: PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2017
Agriculture 87,698
Aircraft 15,037
All present and after acquired property 1,713,302
All present and after acquired property, except 251,460
Financial property 43,103
Intangible property 108,649
Motor vehicle 4,755,284
Other goods 2,707,793
Watercraft 50,058
Total 9,732,384

Table 7: PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2017
Consumer property 2,324,048
Commercial property 7,283,286
Unknown 125,050
Total 9,732,384