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All current KiwiSaver data, including monthly data, is available in Excel downloads located on the Datasets for KiwiSaver statistics page. Annual data is due to be uploaded by 30 September.

Datasets for KiwiSaver statistics

Number of KiwiSaver members by enrolment method as at 30 June

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members as at the end of each financial year

This graph has 3 lines showing active or provisional members who enrolled in KiwiSaver through opting in through a provider, opting in through an employer, or being automatically enrolled by employers. The vertical axis shows the number of KiwiSaver members. The horizontal axis represents data from 30 June 2013 to 30 June 2023.

This graph has 3 lines showing active or provisional members who enrolled in KiwiSaver. This is through opting in through a provider, opting in through an employer or being automatically enrolled by employers. The vertical axis shows the number of KiwiSaver members. The horizontal axis represents data from 30 June 2013 to 30 June 2023.

Notes:

  • Members who were automatically enrolled have a provisional period of 8 weeks in which they can decide to opt out.
  • Enrolment method is the original enrolment method used to join KiwiSaver.
  • From April 2020, the definition of the enrolment method has changed.

As at June 2023:

  • 3.3 million individuals were enrolled in KiwiSaver, an increase from the 2.1 million in June 2013
  • 1.3 million individuals joined through automatic enrolment, an increase from 0.8 million in June 2013
  • 269,188 individuals opted in through an employer, an increase from 256,302 in June 2013
  • 1.7 million individuals opted in through a provider, an increase from 1.1 million in June 2013.

Percentage change by enrolment method as at 30 June

This table shows the percentage change KiwiSaver members as at 30 June. They are sorted by the enrolment method they used to join KiwiSaver.
Period Auto-enrolled through employer Opt-in through employer Opt-in through provider (Active choice)
Enrolments in the year ended 30-06-2021 2.3% 2.3% 2.3%
Enrolments in the year ended 30-06-2022 2.3% 8.1% 2.0%
Enrolments in the year ended 30-06-2023 2.9% 10.3% 2.0%

Notes:

  • From April 2020, KiwiSaver information is reported from a new system.
  • All enrolments 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2023
Last updated: 29 Sep 2023
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