• Table 5: Benefit payments

    This table shows the total benefit payments from SMSFs during each financial year and average and median amounts over those periods.

    These figures are estimates based on SMSF annual return form data. To ensure consistency, the benefit payments figures used are those reported in the Self-managed super fund statistical report, June 2013.

    SMSF benefit payments
      2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

    Total benefit payments ($m)

    19,004

    16,623

    17,153

    19,369

    22,310

    Average benefit payments ($)

    141,194

    101,790

    92,773

    93,957

    99,143

    Median benefit payments ($)

    68,000

    50,960

    47,175

    47,760

    51,863

      Last modified: 16 Dec 2013QC 37999