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APRA releases superannuation statistics for June 2018

Tuesday 28 August 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


Total superannuation assets

$2,510.5 billion

$2,709.3 billion


Total APRA-regulated assets

$1,616.7 billion

$1,764.1 billion


Of which: total assets in MySuper products

$594.9 billion

$675.6 billion


Total self-managed super fund assets

$704.6 billion

$749.9 billion


Exempt public sector superannuation schemes assets

$135.5 billion

$142.4 billion


Balance of life office statutory fund assets

$53.7 billion

$52.9 billion


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


Total contributions

$117.0 billion

$109.4 billion


Total benefit payments

$73.8 billion

$70.4 billion


Net contribution flows

$39.0 billion

$34.0 billion


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

Quarterly Superannuation Performance:

Quarterly MySuper Statistics:


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For more information contact APRA on 1300 558 849.