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APRA releases superannuation statistics for June 2018

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its Quarterly Superannuation Performance publication and the Quarterly MySuper Statistics report for the June 2018 quarter.

Key statistics for the superannuation industry as at 30 June 2018:

 

June 2017

June 2018

Change

Total superannuation assets

$2,510.5 billion

$2,709.3 billion

+7.9%

Total APRA-regulated assets

$1,616.7 billion

$1,764.1 billion

+9.1%

Of which: total assets in MySuper products

$594.9 billion

$675.6 billion

+13.6%

Total self-managed super fund assets

$704.6 billion

$749.9 billion

+6.4%

Exempt public sector superannuation schemes assets

$135.5 billion

$142.4 billion

+5.1%

Balance of life office statutory fund assets

$53.7 billion

$52.9 billion

-1.5%

Over the June 2018 quarter, there was an increase of 3.6 per cent in total superannuation assets, comprising an increase of 3.7 per cent in APRA-regulated assets, an increase of 3.9 per cent in self-managed super fund assets, an increase of 2.6 per cent in exempt public sector superannuation schemes assets and a decrease of -0.9 per cent in balance of life office statutory fund assets.

Key statistics for entities with more than four members for the year ended 30 June 2018:

 

June 2017

June 2018

Change

Total contributions

$117.0 billion

$109.4 billion

-6.5%

Total benefit payments

$73.8 billion

$70.4 billion

-4.7%

Net contribution flows

$39.0 billion

$34.0 billion

-12.8%

Copies of the publications are available on APRA’s website at:

Quarterly Superannuation Performance:

https://www.apra.gov.au/publications/quarterly-superannuation-performance-statistics

Quarterly MySuper Statistics:

https://www.apra.gov.au/publications/quarterly-mysuper-statistics

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is the prudential regulator of the financial services industry. It oversees banks, credit unions, building societies, general insurance and reinsurance companies, life insurance, private health insurers, friendly societies, and most members of the superannuation industry. APRA currently supervises institutions holding $6 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.

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