Tasmania

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics and analysis for Tasmania (Tas) regions in the June quarter 2018.

Reports

  • For the full Tasmania report, see:

  • For the regional statistics time series, see:

Key personal insolvency indicators, Tasmania, June quarter 2018

  Greater Hobart Rest of Tas. Tasmania1
Total new debtors 61 136 197
New debtors per 100,000 population aged 18+2 35.0 60.2 49.2
% debtors with a business related personal insolvency 9.8% 14.0% 12.7%

1 GCCSA totals may not sum to the state total as the state total is inclusive of records not further classified under the ASGS.
2 Australian Bureau of Statistics 2016 Census of Population and Housing; data extracted 25/08/2017 using TableBuilder (dataset: 2016 Census - Cultural Diversity); Place of Usual Residence (PURP); State and GCCSA figures are summed from SA3. Note: ABS randomly adjust cells to avoid the release of confidential data. As such, state and GCCSA totals (summed from SA3) may not match ABS published totals.

Greater Hobart

Personal insolvency activity

There were 61 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Hobart in the June quarter 2018. This number fell by 20 debtors or 24.7% from the March quarter 2018. Greater Hobart accounted for 31.0% of all new debtors in Tasmania in the June quarter 2018.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, Greater Hobart, June quarter 2018

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Hobart - North West 20 48.3
Hobart - North East 12 29.1
Hobart Inner 9 21.6

There were 35.0 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in Greater Hobart in the June quarter 2018. This is lower than the Tasmania average of 49.2. The highest regional rate in Greater Hobart was in Brighton (64.8).

Business related personal insolvencies in Greater Hobart

There were six debtors who entered a new business related personal insolvency in Greater Hobart in the June quarter 2018. This number rose by one debtor from the March quarter 2018.

Rest of Tasmania

Personal insolvency activity

There were 136 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in rest of Tasmania in the June quarter 2018. This number rose by 22 debtors or 19.3% from the March quarter 2018. Rest of Tasmania accounted for 69.0% of all new debtors in Tasmania in the June quarter 2018.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, rest of Tasmania, June quarter 2018

Region New debtors Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older
Launceston 41 64.7
Devonport 27 77.6
Burnie - Ulverstone 20 53.7

There were 60.2 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in rest of Tasmania in the June quarter 2018. This is higher than the Tasmania average of 49.2. The highest regional rate in rest of Tasmania was in Devonport (77.6).

Business related personal insolvencies in rest of Tasmania

There were 19 debtors who entered a new business related personal insolvency in rest of Tasmania in the June quarter 2018. This number rose by six debtors or 46.2% from the March quarter 2018. The largest numbers of debtors entering a business related personal insolvency in rest of Tasmania were in:

  • Launceston (4 debtors)
  • West Coast (4 debtors)
  • Burnie - Ulverstone (3 debtors).