The Annual Fund-level Superannuation Statistics report contains detailed profile and structure, financial performance and financial position, conditions of release, fees and membership information for APRA-regulated superannuation funds with more than four members and eligible rollover funds, as well as profile and structure information for the trustees of these superannuation funds.
The Annual Fund-level Superannuation Statistics report contains data collected under the revised reporting requirements and replaces the previously published Fund-level Profiles and Financial Performance.
Current Annual Fund-level Superannuation Statistics report
The Annual Fund-level Superannuation Statistics report is available in one electronic format: Excel version.
- June 2015 edition (issued 10 February 2016): Excel
- June 2014 edition (issued 10 February 2016): Excel
Consultation on annual superannuation statistics
On 28 May 2015, APRA released a discussion paper seeking submissions on the proposed format and content of annual superannuation statistics to be publicly released by APRA following the implementation of revised reporting requirements. The discussion paper is available here.
On 9 February 2016, APRA released a Response to Submissions available here
Source of data
Data in the Annual Fund-level Superannuation Statistics
report has been prepared from the superannuation returns submitted to APRA under the Financial Sector (Collection of Data) Act 2001
. For blank copies of the returns and associated instructions click here
Using the published data
APRA recommends that users of the statistics exercise caution in analysing and interpreting the reports, particularly while the annual superannuation data collection is still relatively new. It will take some time for the information reported to APRA to reach an appropriate level of quality and consistency. APRA anticipates that the publication of the data provides opportunities for industry to improve the quality of submitted data.
APRA also notes that performance over the long term is a key determinant of members' retirement outcomes and there is likely to be considerable variability in some data over the short term. In that context, APRA strongly recommends that users of the statistics exercise caution in making assessments or drawing conclusions based on short-term information.
Please exercise caution when using data from superseded publications as they have not been revised since their release date. Data in superseded publications may have be been subject to revisions in more recent publications.
For more information about the statistics in the publications:
or write to:
Manager, Superannuation Statistics
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority
GPO Box 9836
Sydney NSW 2001