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APRA releases superannuation statistics for September 2015

Thursday 19 November 2015



The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) today released its Quarterly Superannuation Performance publication and the Quarterly MySuper Statistics report for the September quarter 2015.

APRA also released a selected feature article that provides an overview of the transition of accrued default amounts to suitable MySuper products.

Key statistics for the superannuation industry as at 30 September 2015:

  September 2014 September 2015 Change
Total assets $1,872.3 billion $1,994.6 billion +6.5%
Total APRA-regulated assets $1,141.1 billion $1,233.7 billion +8.1%
Total assets in MySuper products $375.2 billion $433.1 billion +15.4%
Self-managed super fund assets $554.7 billion $576.0 billion +3.8%

Key statistics for entities with more than four members for the year ended 30 September 2015:

  September 2014 September 2015 Change
Total contributions $97.1 billion $104.6 billion +7.7%
Total benefit payments $55.4 billion $62.1 billion +12.1%
Net contribution flows $38.1 billion $39.0 billion +2.5%

Refer to the Quarterly Superannuation Performance and Quarterly MySuper Statistics publications.


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.