Personal insolvency statistics

We publish provisional quarterly and annual personal insolvency statistics on bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements for all states and territories.


Download the data

This zip file contains the full set of quarterly personal insolvency statistics we have published for the March quarter 2019. Associated commentary and graphs are drawn exclusively from this data set. Individual links to all tables packaged in the zip file are provided on this page.

Full data set: 

Break in series – September quarter 2017

From the September quarter 2017, geographic coding of personal insolvency statistics follows a new method. This change is a break in series for our statistical publications.

There is also a minor change in the reporting date used for personal insolvency agreements from that quarter.

For further information, see the Guide to personal insolvency statistics.

Media release

You can read our commentary for this quarter in our media release.


Annual statistics

We publish annual statistics for personal insolvency, including bankruptcies, debt agreements and personal insolvency agreements.

Release schedule

We publish all statistics release dates in advance.

Further information

For further information about the statistics, see the Guide to personal insolvency statistics.

Verified personal insolvency statistics are available from the AFSA Annual Report. Verified figures are not subject to further revision unless an error is identified.