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Number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members by scheme entry method each month

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members as at the end of each month by their current scheme entry method.

This graph shows 3 lines, plotting increases of active or provisional KiwiSaver members who joined a scheme either through:

  • active choice
  • automatic enrolment to an employer's chosen scheme
  • automatic enrolment to a default scheme.

In the last 12 months, the number of active/provisional members who joined a scheme through:

  • active choice increased from 2.2 million to 2.3 million
  • automatic enrolment to an employer’s nominated scheme remained the same (205.5 thousand)
  • automatic enrolment to a default scheme increased from 588,300 to 592,400.

Number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members by scheme entry method each year

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members, as at the end of each financial year, by their current scheme entry method.

The vertical axis of this graph shows the cumulative total of enrolled KiwiSaver members in each scheme entry method. The horizontal axis shows data from June 2011 to June 2020.

Between June 2011 and June 2020, the number of active or provisional members who:

  • joined a scheme through active choice increased, from 1,100 to 2.2 million
  • automatically enrolled to an employer's nominated scheme increased, from 168,000 to 205,000
  • automatically enrolled to a default scheme increased from 466,000 to 589,000.