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APRA releases annual superannuation statistics for June 2017

Wednesday 28 March 2018



The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its annual superannuation statistics for the year ended 30 June 2017.

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 2017:

Total superannuation assets $2,504.2 billion
Total APRA-regulated assets $1,617.5 billion
  Of which: total assets in MySuper products $594.9 billion
Total self-managed super fund assets $696.7 billion
​Exempt public sector superannuation schemes assets ​$135.5 billion
​Balance of life office statutory fund assets ​$54.4 billion


Key statistics for the year ended 30 June 2017:

​Entities with more than four members ​MySuper products
Total contributions $116.5 billion ​$54.8 billion
Total benefit payments $73.4 billion ​$11.2 billion
Average account balance $62,855 ​$36,970


Copies of the publications are available on APRA's website.


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