South Australia

Quarterly regional personal insolvency statistics and analysis for South Australia (SA) in the June quarter 2017.

Reports

Key personal insolvency indicators, South Australia, June quarter 2017

 

Greater Adelaide

Rest of SA

SA1

Total new debtors

378

115

494

Quarterly % change in new debtors

0.5%

-20.7%

-5.2%

New debtors per 100,000 population aged 18+2

39.3

40.6

39.6

% debtors with a business related personal insolvency

11.1%

20.9%

13.4%

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 2011 Census, table generated 3 March 2014 using usual address and internal migration, data cube: TableBuilder. <http://www.abs.gov.au/websitedbs/censushome.nsf/home/tablebuilder?opendocument&navpos=240>
Note: ABS randomly adjust cells in ABS 2011 Census data to avoid the release of confidential data. Estimated resident population figures used in this calculation are not updated by AFSA between censuses

Greater Adelaide

Personal insolvency activity

There were 378 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide in the June quarter 2017. This number rose by two or 0.5% from the March quarter 2017. Greater Adelaide accounted for 76.5% of all new debtors in South Australia in the June quarter 2017.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, Greater Adelaide, June quarter 2017

Region

New debtors

Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older

Onkaparinga

67

54.6

Playford

53

91.5

Salisbury

41

42.3

There were 39.3 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in Greater Adelaide. This is slightly lower than the South Australia average of 39.6. For the tenth consecutive quarter, the highest regional rate was in Playford (91.5).

Business related personal insolvencies in Greater Adelaide

There were 42 debtors who entered a new business-related personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide in the June quarter 2017. This is a fall of 14 debtors or 25.0% from the previous quarter. The largest numbers of debtors entering a business-related personal insolvency in Greater Adelaide in the June quarter 2017 were in:

  • Onkaparinga (7 debtors)
  • Playford (6 debtors)
  • Port Adelaide - West (5 debtors).

Rest of South Australia

Personal insolvency activity

There were 115 debtors who entered a new personal insolvency in rest of South Australia in the June quarter 2017. This number fell by 30 or 20.7% from the March quarter 2017. Rest of South Australia accounted for 23.3% of all new debtors in South Australia in the June quarter 2017.

Highest numbers of new debtors by region, rest of South Australia, June quarter 2017

Region

New debtors

Debtors per 100,000 persons aged 18 years and older

Eyre Peninsula and South West

29

68.2

Limestone Coast

20

42.0

Murray and Mallee

12

23.0

There were 40.6 new insolvent debtors per 100,000 people aged 18 years and older in rest of South Australia. This is higher than the South Australia average of 39.6. The highest regional rate was in Eyre Peninsula and South West (68.2).

Business related personal insolvencies in rest of South Australia

There were 24 debtors who entered a new business-related personal insolvency in rest of South Australia in the June quarter 2017. This is a fall of one debtor or 4.0% from the previous quarter. The largest numbers of debtors entering a new business-related personal insolvency in rest of South Australia in June quarter 2017 were in:

  • Eyre Peninsula and South West (7 debtors)
  • Limestone Coast (4 debtors).