Time series

Statistics have been discontinued

This statistics release has been discontinued. For the latest quarterly statistics releases, we now publish quarterly personal insolvency statistics.

These are the time series for statistics on debtors entering business and non-business related personal insolvencies.

The time series for the quarterly statistics on debtors entering business and non-business related personal insolvencies for each state and territory are available in Excel and CSV formats.

This time series commences in the September quarter 2007 for bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements.

The time series have the following series breaks at the state and territory level:

  • There is a series break in personal insolvency agreements (Part X) in the September quarter 2017. Part X). From this quarter, we implemented a minor change in the date used for reporting purposes for personal insolvency agreements. This affects all personal insolvency agreement figures, including the national total.
  • There is a series break for debt agreements in the September quarter 2019. The majority of debt agreement law reforms amendments commenced on 27 June 2019.



Historical business definition time series

This zip file contains the full set of business and non-business personal insolvency statistics based on the historical business definition we have published previously. The files are also available on data.gov.au.