Report: March quarter 2019 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the March quarter 2019

Table 1: Searches conducted on the PPSR by type

Search type

Number of searches in January 2019

Number of searches in February 2019

Number of searches in March 2019

Number of searches in the March quarter 2019

Serial number

414,972

422,050

453,464

1,290,486

Comprising:

motor vehicle

watercraft

aircraft

intellectual property

 

410,124

3,474

1,153

221

 

418,286

3,128

447

189

 

449,662

2,955

641

206

 

1,278,072

9,557

2,241

616

Individual grantor

12,261

14,667

15,460

42,388

Organisational grantor

295,945

335,555

350,692

982,192

PPSR registration number

9,879

11,389

10,191

31,459

Other searches

5

7

7

19

Total searches

733,062

783,668

829,814

2,346,544

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

Type of PPSR user

Number of searches in January 2019

Number of searches in February 2019

Number of searches in March 2019

Number of searches in the March quarter 2019

Searches performed by external user

731,541

781,723

826,971

2,340,235

By type of user:

Casual user

Account customer

 

55,305

676,236

 

56,062

725,661

 

60,563

766,408

 

171,930

2,168,305

By type of account user:

B2G customer

Web UI customer

 

549,136

127,100

 

595,290

130,371

 

636,002

130,406

 

1,780,428

387,877

Searches performed by the National Service Centre/Internal

1,521

1,945

2,843

6,309

Total searches

733,062

783,668

829,814

2,346,544

Table 3: Activity regarding PPSR registrations

Activity

Number of activities in January 2019

Number of activities in February 2019

Number of activities in March 2019

Number of activities in the March quarter 2019

Transactions to create registrations

(financing statements)

141,735

155,658

165,185

462,578

By kind of interest1:

Transitional registrations

Non-transitional registrations

 

1,657

140,078

 

1,598

154,060

 

1,512

163,673

 

4,767

457,811

By type of PPSR account user2:

B2G account customer

Web UI account customer

 

108,418

33,317

 

120,515

35,143

 

124,584

40,601

 

353,517

109,061

Transactions to amend registrations

(financing change statements, excluding to end the effect of the registration)

141,281

158,095

217,157

516,533

Transactions to discharge or remove registrations

(financing change statements to end the effect of the registration)

110,552

120,890

126,769

358,211

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

2 From 01 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 2019

Current

10,004,438

Expired or removed

12,328,696

Total

22,333,134

Table 5: PPSR registrations by kind of interest

Kind of interest

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2019

Transitional security interest

2,310,708

Non-transitional security interest

7,680,210

Prescribed property

13,520

Total

10,004,438

Table 6: PPSR registrations by collateral class

Collateral class listed in registration

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2019

Agriculture

89,754

Aircraft

15,576

All present and after acquired property

1,695,980

All present and after acquired property, except

258,365

Financial property

45,382

Intangible property

113,525

Motor vehicle

4,857,566

Other goods

2,879,045

Watercraft

49,245

Total

10,004,438

Table 7: PPSR registrations by collateral type

Collateral type

Number of current registrations as at 31 March 2019

Consumer property

2,363,775

Commercial property

7,565,658

Unknown

75,005

Total

10,004,438