Report: March quarter 2018 PPSR quarterly statistics

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

Table 1: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type Number of searches in January 2018 Number of searches in February 2018 Number of searches in March 2018 Number of searches in the
March quarter 2018
Serial number 395,631 388,737 402,676 1,187,044

Comprising:

motor vehicle

watercraft

aircraft

intellectual property

 

391,673

3,447

365

146

 

385,130

3,149

338

120

 

399,180

2,847

434

215

 

1,175,983

9,443

1,137

481

Individual grantor 11,746 13,604 14,774 40,124
Organisational grantor 281,431 314,271 335,877 931,579
PPSR registration number 8,771 9,045 9,943 27,759
Other searches 5 1 7 13
Total searches 697,584 725,658 763,277 2,186,519

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

Type of PPSR User Number of searches in January 2018 Number of searches in February 2018 Number of searches in March 2018 Number of searches in the
March quarter 2018
Searches performed by external user 695,993 723,958 761,483 2,181,434

By type of user:

Casual user

Account user

 

44,696

651,297

 

45,008

678,950

 

47,359

714,124

 

137,063

2,044,371

By type of account user:

B2G customer

Web UI customer

 

535,055

116,242

 

562,010

116,940

 

591,897

122,227

 

1,688,962

355,409

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal 1,591 1,700 1,794 5,085
Total searches 697,584 725,658 763,277 2,186,519

Table 3: Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity Number of activities in January 2018 Number of activities in February 2018 Number of activities in March 2018 Number of activities in the March quarter 2018
Transactions to create registrations (financing statements) 143,177 161,779 174,661 479,617

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

Non-transitional registrations

 

2,432

140,745

 

2,504

159,275

 

2,302

172,359

 

7,238

472,379

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

Web UI account customer

 

109,089

34,088

 

124,534

37,245

 

133,634

41,027

 

367,257

112,360

Transactions to amend registrations
(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)
43,279 88,731 59,438 191,448
Transactions to discharge or remove registrations
(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)
106,750 125,844 118,302 350,896

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 March 2018
Current 9,823,932
Expired or removed 10,441,899
Total 20,265,831

Table 5: PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2018

Transitional security interest 2,616,736
Non-transitional security interest 7,196,244
Prescribed property 10,952
Total 9,823,932

Table 6: PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2018
Agriculture 88,732
Aircraft 15,184
All present and after acquired property 1,698,993
All present and after acquired property, except 254,097
Financial property 43,443
Intangible property 110,202
Motor vehicle 4,797,473
Other goods 2,765,112
Watercraft 50,696
Total 9,823,932

Table 7: PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2018
Consumer property 2,342,833
Commercial property 7,362,694
Unknown 118,405
Total 9,823,932