APRA Releases Quarterly Superannuation Performance (Interim Edition)

On 21 August 2014, APRA released its quarterly statistics for the period ending 30 June 2014. Australian superannuation Assets now total approx. $1.85 trillion, a 15% increase over the twelve months to 30 June 2014.  For the June quarter assets increased by 2.6%. Contributions for the June quarter totalled $27.6 billion (up 5.9% from June 2013) with total contributions for the financial year coming in at $95 billion. Total benefit payments for the June quarter were $14.7 billion (an increase of 8.3% from June 2013) and totalling $55.3 billion for year ending 30 June 2014.

Net contribution flows (contributions plus net rollovers less benefit payments) totalled $12.4 billion for the June 2014 quarter with net contributions flows for the year ending at $37.3 billion.

The Quarterly Superannuation Performance Statistics are obtained from superannuation entities with at least $50 million in assets, representing 210 superannuation entities, broken down as 192 superannuation entities and 18 public sector schemes.

The full Report is available on the APRA website.

 

 

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