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Australia’s Personal Property Securities Register – AFSA statistics release June quarter 2018

15 August 2018
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Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) statistics for the June quarter 2018.

PPSR activity at a glance

PPSR searches

There were 2,361,738 searches conducted on the PPSR in the June quarter 2018. This represents a year-on-year increase of 117,142 searches (or 5.2%) compared to the June quarter 2017, when there were 2,244,596 searches on the PPSR.

The number of searches conducted on the PPSR in the June quarter 2018 rose by 8.0% compared to the March quarter 2018.

PPSR registrations

There were 544,265 registrations created on the PPSR in the June quarter 2018. This number fell by 0.2% compared to the June quarter 2017, when there were 545,583 registrations created.

The number of registrations created in the June quarter 2018 rose by 13.5% compared to the March quarter 2018.

In the June quarter 2018, there were 290,631 amendments to registrations on the PPSR, and 361,828 registrations discharged or removed from the PPSR.

Motor vehicle is the most common type of collateral class of registrations on the PPSR. At 30 June 2018, there were 4,830,506 current registrations on the PPSR with a motor vehicle collateral class. This was 48.6% of total current registrations. This proportion is down in year-on-year terms from 49.2% at 30 June 2017.

Commercial property is the most common type of collateral. At 30 June 2018, 7,492,085 current registrations on the PPSR (or 75.4% of total current registrations) were of this collateral type.

You can read more about this release on the AFSA website.