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Superannuation statistics

What's new

On 2 October 2014, APRA released the first editions of the Quarterly MySuper Statistics.

On 1 October 2014, APRA released its Response to Submissions, available here, on the proposed changes to its quarterly superannuation publications and the confidentiality of superannuation data. 

Current Publications

Quarterly MySuper Statistics: The interim Quarterly MySuper Statistics report contains data on MySuper products (on a product by product basis). The report contains information on the product profile, product dashboard measures, asset allocation targets and ranges and investment performance for MySuper products, or where relevant, for the lifecycle stages underlying MySuper products with a lifecycle investment strategy.

Superannuation Fund-level Publications: The Superannuation Fund-level publications comprise a summary publication containing whole-of-fund rates of return for the largest 200 superannuation funds and Eligible Rollover Funds (ERFs) as well as a detailed publication at the individual fund level including key entity specific information and rates of return.

Quarterly Superannuation Performance: This publication focuses on superannuation entities with at least $50 million in assets.

Annual Superannuation Bulletin: The Annual Superannuation Bulletin is a publication on the whole of the superannuation industry.

Other Publications

Insight: Celebrating 10 Years of superannuation data collection 1996-2006: This special edition of APRA's Insight publication, Celebrating 10 years of superannuation data collection 1996-2006, includes general statistics on assets, accounts and contributions, as well as data focusing on the manner of investment, return on assets, investment choice and asset allocation of the default investment strategy.

Other Information

A RESPONSE TO Review of APRA’s Investment Performance Statistics of the Australian Superannuation Industry: This paper provides a response to the International Centre for Financial Services Review.

Methodology behind APRA's superannuation publications (PDF): This document describes the methodology behind the Annual Superannuation Bulletin and Quarterly Superannuation Performance.

Classification of superannuation entities (PDF) - issued 4 May 2005: This document describes the functional descriptions of corporate, industry, public sector, retail and small funds and provides examples of each type. The results of an APRA review of superannuation fund types for the largest entities and the impact on previously published APRA data are also summarised.

Past Publications

Superannuation Statistics - Archived

Enquiries

For more information about these publications:

Email: statistics@apra.gov.au

Or write to:

Manager
Superannuation Statistics
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
GPO Box 9836
Sydney
NSW 2001