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  • Super fund statistics

    Super funds data 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, 2018–19 income year

    Chart 15 shows the distribution of super fund net tax, by fund type, for the 2018–19 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:

    • eligible rollover funds
    • approved deposit funds
    • pooled super trusts
    • funds which did not nominate a fund type.

    Download data from the 2003–04 income year onward at Snapshot table 5External Link.

    Table 14: Super funds income and deductions, by fund type, 2016–17 to 2018–19 income years

    Fund type

    2016–17

    2017–18

    2018–19

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Income
    ($m)

    Deduction
    ($m)

    Corporate fund

    8,941

    2,509

    7,740

    2,125

    6,660

    1,967

    Industry fund

    74,801

    21,346

    84,862

    27,368

    90,899

    28,120

    Retail fund

    29,645

    7,579

    34,372

    7,365

    35,365

    7,355

    Public sector fund

    19,618

    4,066

    21,145

    5,583

    24,035

    6,869

    Small APRA fund

    51

    10

    66

    12

    72

    12

    Self-managed super fund

    19,375

    4,236

    26,325

    5,523

    28,217

    5,841

    Non-regulated fund

    1

    1

    1

    <1

    2

    1

    Other funds

    15,644

    2,743

    19,231

    3,405

    17,578

    3,509

    Total

    168,076

    42,490

    193,741

    51,382

    202,828

    53,674

    In this table, Other funds include:

    • eligible rollover funds
    • approved deposit funds
    • pooled super trusts
    • funds which did not nominate a fund type.

    Download data from the 2003–04 income year onward at Snapshot table 4External Link.

    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 2018–19

    Table 1A: Selected items, for income years 1989–90 to 2018–19.

    Table 1B: Counts, averages and medians of Selected items, for income years 2012–13 to 2018–19.

    Table 2External Link: Selected items, for self-managed superannuation funds, for income years 2000–01 to 2018–19

    Table 2A: Selected items, for income years 2000–01 to 2018–19.

    Table 2B: Counts, averages and medians of Selected items, for income years 2012–13 to 2018–19.

    Table 3External Link: Selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2018–19 income year

    Table 3A: Selected items, by fund type and taxable income, 2018–19 income year.

    Table 3B: Key items, by fund type and taxable income, 2010–11 to 2018–19 income years.

    Table 4External Link: Selected items, by fund type and total income, 2018–19 income year

      Last modified: 08 Sep 2021QC 65838