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APRA releases annual superannuation statistics for 2017/18 financial year

Friday 21 December 2018

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its annual superannuation statistics for the year ended 30 June 2018.

APRA released industry-level superannuation statistics in the Annual Superannuation Bulletin. APRA has also released fund-level data in the Annual Fund-level Superannuation Statistics report and MySuper product-level data in the Annual MySuper Statistics report.

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

Total superannuation assets
$2,718.4 billion
Total APRA-regulated assets
$1,774.0 billion
Of which: total assets in MySuper products
$677.5 billion
Total self-managed super fund assets
$749.9 billion
Exempt public sector superannuation schemes assets
$142.2 billion
Balance of life office statutory fund assets
$52.3 billion
Key statistics for entities with more than four members for the year ended 30 June 2018:
Entities with more than four members
MySuper products
Total contributions
$107.3 billion
$55.4 billion
Total benefit payments
$70.4 billion
$11.3 billion
Average account balance
Copies of the publications are available on APRA’s website at:


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 $6.5 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.


Media enquiries

Contact Ben McLean, APRA Media Unit, on +61 2 9210 3024

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For more information contact APRA on 1300 558 849.