Commentary: June quarter 2017 PPSR quarterly statistics

Read more about searches and registrations on the Personal Property Securities Register (PPSR) in the June quarter 2017.

Searches on the PPSR

Number of searches on the PPSR by quarter

There were 2,244,603 searches conducted on the PPSR in the June quarter 2017. This represents a year-on-year increase of 65,728 searches (or 3.0%) compared to the June quarter 2016, when there were 2,178,875 searches on the PPSR.

The number of searches conducted on the PPSR in the June quarter 2017 rose 6.2% compared to the March quarter 2017.

Searches on the PPSR by type June quarter 2017

The most common type of search in the June quarter 2017 was by serial number. In the June quarter 2017, 52.8% of searches on the PPSR were by serial number. In percentage terms, the profile of searches by type remains very similar to that in the March quarter 2017.

Registrations on the PPSR

New registrations on the PPSR

There were 538,293 non-transitional registrations created on the PPSR in the June quarter 2017. The number of non-transitional registrations created fell 1.2% in the June quarter 2017 compared to the June quarter 2016, when there were 544,847 non-transitional registrations created. The number of non-transitional registrations created in the June quarter 2017 rose 10.9% compared to the March quarter 2017.

New, non-transitional registrations on the PPSR

Current PPSR registrations by collateral class at 30 June 2017

At 30 June 2017, there were 9,512,377 current registrations on the PPSR.

Motor vehicles are the most common type of collateral class of registrations on the PPSR. At 30 June 2017, there were 4,678,383 current registrations on the PPSR with a motor vehicle collateral class. This was 49.2% of total current registrations. This proportion is down in year-on-year terms from 49.6% at 30 June 2016, and fell slightly from 49.3% at 31 March 2017.

Transactions on the PPSR to create, amend or discharge registrations

During the June quarter 2017 there were:

  • 545,592 registrations created: 538,293 of these were non-transitional registrations
  • 273,947 registrations amended
  • 372,608 registrations discharged or removed from the PPSR.

The 545,592 registrations created on the PPSR in the June quarter 2017 is a rise of 8.2% from the 504,105 registrations created in the March quarter 2017.

Activity regarding PPSR registrations by quarter