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  • Super funds

    The data for this section is taken from processed tax returns, based on income year reporting.

    This section has been broken down into the following parts:

    Super funds summary tables

    Table 14: Super funds, by fund type, 2014–15 to 2016–17 income years

    Fund type

    2014–15

    2015–16

    2016–17

    Funds
    (no.)

    Net tax
    ($m)

    Funds
    (no.)

    Net tax
    ($m)

    Funds
    (no.)

    Net tax
    ($m)

    Corporate fund

    79

    774

    70

    828

    58

    914

    Industry fund

    46

    5,750

    47

    5,965

    46

    7,700

    Retail fund

    94

    1,566

    89

    2,274

    83

    3,142

    Public sector fund

    30

    1,978

    31

    2,159

    30

    2,287

    Small APRA fund

    2,445

    7

    2,252

    5

    2,080

    6

    Self-managed super fund

    481,157

    2,224

    491,679

    2,199

    499,525

    2,282

    Non-regulated fund

    58

    <1

    58

    <1

    44

    <1

    Other funds

    60

    1,477

    56

    1,576

    53

    1,852

    Total

    483,969

    13,776

    494,282

    15,007

    501,919

    18,183

    In this table Other funds include funds that nominated themselves as eligible rollover funds, approved deposit funds, pooled super trusts or did not nominate a fund type.

    To access this data in Excel format, as well as similar data back to the 2002–03 income year, download Snapshot table 4External Link from data.gov.au.

    Table 15: Super funds income and deductions, by fund type, 2014–15 to 2016–17 income years

    Fund type

    2014–15

    2015–16

    2016–17

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Corporate fund

    8,312

    2,854

    8,806

    3,016

    8,941

    2,509

    Industry fund

    64,462

    23,883

    71,851

    30,309

    74,801

    21,346

    Retail fund

    17,460

    6,118

    22,100

    6,444

    29,645

    7,579

    Public sector fund

    18,122

    4,402

    19,586

    4,863

    19,618

    4,066

    Small APRA fund

    60

    12

    48

    10

    51

    10

    Self-managed super fund

    18,384

    3,572

    18,562

    4,231

    19,375

    4,236

    Non-regulated fund

    2

    2

    7

    7

    1

    1

    Other funds

    13,935

    3,209

    15,460

    4,441

    15,644

    2,743

    Total

    140,738

    44,052

    156,420

    53,322

    168,076

    42,490

    In this table Other funds include funds that nominated themselves as eligible rollover funds, approved deposit funds, pooled super trusts or did not nominate a fund type.

    To access this data in Excel format, as well as similar data back to the 2003–04 income year, download Snapshot table 4External Link from data.gov.au.

    Super funds detailed tables

    Table indexExternal Link: Detailed tables index

    The table index lists the different items shown in the detailed tables and specifies in which table they appear.

    Table 1External Link: Selected items, for APRA regulated and other funds, for income years 1989–90 to 2016–17

    Table 1A shows selected items, for income years 1989–90 to 2016–17.

    Table 1B shows selected counts, averages and medians, for income years 2012–13 to 2016–17.

    Table 2External Link: Selected items, for self-managed superannuation funds, for income years 2000–01 to 2016–17

    Table 2A shows selected items, for income years 2000–01 to 2016–17.

    Table 2B shows selected counts, averages and medians, for income years 2012–13 to 2016–17.

    Table 3External Link: Selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2016–17 income year

    Table 3A shows selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2016–17 income year.

    Table 3B shows selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2010–11 to 2016–17 income years.

    Table 4External Link: Selected items, by fund type and total income, 2016–17 income year

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