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  • Super funds

    Data for this section is taken from processed fund income tax returns and self-managed superannuation fund annual returns, based on income year reporting.

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    Super funds summary table and chart

    Chart 15: Super funds net tax, by fund type, 2017–18 income year

    Chart 15 shows the distribution of super fund net tax, by fund type, for the 2017–18 income year. The link below will take you to the data behind this chart as well as similar data back to the 2003–04 income year.

    In this chart, Other funds include funds self-nominated as eligible rollover funds, approved deposit funds or pooled super trusts and funds which did not nominate a fund type.

    To access the data for this chart and similar data dating back to the 2003–04 income year, download Snapshot table 5External Link from data.gov.au.

    Table 14: Super funds income and deductions, by fund type, 2015–16 to 2017–18 income years

    Fund type

    2015–16

    2016–17

    2017–18

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Corporate fund

    8,806

    3,016

    8,941

    2,509

    7,740

    2,125

    Industry fund

    71,851

    30,309

    74,801

    21,346

    84,862

    27,368

    Retail fund

    22,100

    6,444

    29,645

    7,579

    34,372

    7,365

    Public sector fund

    19,586

    4,863

    19,618

    4,066

    21,145

    5,583

    Small APRA fund

    48

    10

    51

    10

    66

    12

    Self-managed super fund

    18,562

    4,231

    19,375

    4,236

    26,325

    5,523

    Non-regulated fund

    7

    7

    1

    1

    1

    <1

    Other funds

    15,460

    4,441

    15,644

    2,743

    19,231

    3,405

    Total

    156,420

    53,322

    168,076

    42,490

    193,741

    51,382

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

    To access this data in Excel format and similar data dating 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 2017–18

    Table 1A shows selected items, for income years 1989–90 to 2017–18.

    Table 1B shows selected counts, averages and medians, for income years 2012–13 to 2017–18.

    Table 2External Link: Selected items, for self-managed superannuation funds, for income years 2000–01 to 2017–18

    Table 2A shows selected items, for income years 2000–01 to 2017–18.

    Table 2B shows selected counts, averages and medians, for income years 2012–13 to 2017–18.

    Table 3External Link: Selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2017–18 income year

    Table 3A shows selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2017–18 income year.

    Table 3B shows selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2010–11 to 2017–18 income years.

    Table 4External Link: Selected items, by fund type and total income, 2017–18 income year

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