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APRA releases annual superannuation statistics for June 2016

Wednesday 1 February 2017



The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its annual superannuation statistics for the year ended 30 June 2016.

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 as at 30 June 2016:

Total superannuation assets $2,099.45 billion
Total APRA-regulated assets $1,292.24 billion
Of which: total assets in MySuper products $473.65 billion
Total self-managed super fund assets $621.70 billion
Exempt public sector superannuation schemes assets $132.21 billion
Balance of life office statutory fund assets $53.30 billion

Key statistics for the year ended 30 June 2016:

  Entities with more than four members MySuper products
Contributions $104.23 billion $47.32 billion
Benefit payments $64.62 billion $8.27 billion
Fees $12.58 billion $4.27 billion
Average account balance $55,777 $30,645

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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 $7.7 trillion in assets for Australian depositors, policyholders and superannuation fund members.