Essential Report

Type of superannuation fund

Mar 31, 2015

Q. What type of fund is your main superannuation fund?

  Total   Men Women Aged

18-34

Aged

35-54

Aged 55+   Jul 2014
An industry fund 43% 43% 43% 43% 50% 32% 39%
A retail fund 18% 21% 15% 18% 22% 12% 19%
A self-managed fund 8% 8% 8% 5% 7% 12% 9%
Don’t know 13% 12% 14% 22% 11% 5% 15%
Don’t have any superannuation funds 18% 16% 20% 12% 10% 39% 18%

43% say their main superannuation fund is an industry fund, 18% a retail fund and 8% a self managed fund.

51% of those aged 25-44 are in an industry fund and 22% of those aged 35-54 are in a retail fund.

49% of those aged 65+ say they have no superannuation fund.

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