Report: December quarter 2018 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the December quarter 2018.

Table 1: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type Number of searches in October 2018 Number of searches in November 2018 Number of searches in December 2018 Number of searches in the
December quarter 2018
Serial number 420,596 420,931 349,009 1,190,536

Comprising:

motor vehicle

watercraft

aircraft

intellectual property

 

416,706

3,160

493

237

 

416,777

3,346

566

242

 

345,513

2,991

329

176

 

1,178,996

9,497

1,388

655

Individual grantor 15,304 15,527 16,752 47,583
Organisational grantor 375,996 367,705 444,978 1,188,679
PPSR registration number 13,371 10,491 10,523 34,385
Other searches 14 9 4 27
Total searches 825,281 814,663 821,266 2,461,210

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

Type of PPSR User Number of searches in October 2018 Number of searches in November 2018 Number of searches in December 2018 Number of searches in the
December quarter 2018
Searches performed by external user 823,180 812,633 819,606 2,455,419

By type of user:

Casual user

Account customer

 

55,239

767,941

 

54,760

757,873

 

46,570

773,036

 

156,569

2,298,850

By type of account user:

B2G customer

Web UI customer

 

640,795

127,146

 

632,517

125,356

 

667,883

105,153

 

1,941,195

357,655

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal 2,101 2,030 1,660 5,791
Total searches 825,281 814,663 821,266 2,461,210

Table 3: Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity Number of activities in October 2018 Number of activities in November 2018 Number of activities in December 2018 Number of activities in the December quarter 2018
Transactions to create registrations (financing statements) 186,794 178,762 173,320 538,876

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

Non-transitional registrations

 

2,332

184,462

 

2,302

176,460

 

2,296

171,024

 

6,930

531,946

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

Web UI account customer

 

145,266

41,528

 

138,938

39,824

 

136,278

37,042

 

420,482

118,394

Transactions to amend registrations
(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)
77,001 224,264 120,252 421,517
Transactions to discharge or remove registrations
(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)
130,271 128,520 116,494 375,285

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 2018
Current 10,062,456
Expired or removed 11,808,100
Total 21,870,556

Table 5: PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2018

Transitional security interest 2,383,672
Non-transitional security interest 7,666,224
Prescribed property 12,560
Total 10,062,456

Table 6: PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2018
Agriculture 89,727
Aircraft 15,235
All present and after acquired property 1,698,863
All present and after acquired property, except 257,479
Financial property 45,176
Intangible property 118,237
Motor vehicle 4,883,715
Other goods 2,903,837
Watercraft 50,187
Total 10,062,456

Table 7: PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type Number of current registrations as at 31 December 2018
Consumer property 2,368,954
Commercial property 7,616,399
Unknown 77,103
Total 10,062,456