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Datasets for KiwiSaver statistics

Number of withdrawals from KiwiSaver funds by withdrawal reason each month

This graph shows the number of KiwiSaver Fund withdrawals, by withdrawal reason, over the past 12 months.

KiwiSaver monthly withdrawals by amount from November 2021 to November 2022 

This graph has 2 line bars. The vertical axis shows the number of members who have withdrawn their KiwiSaver savings for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship. The horizontal axis represents data from the past 12 months.

Figures are what has been provided by Scheme Providers to Inland Revenue and may not be 100% of all fund withdrawals.

In November 2022:

  • 4,680 members have withdrawn their savings for first home purchase or financial hardship, down from 5,760 in November 2021
  • 2,800 members have withdrawn their savings for the purpose of first home purchase, down from 4,360 in November 2021
  • 1,880 members have withdrawn their savings due to financial hardship, up from 1,400 in November 2021.

This data is provided through Excel files located at the bottom of this page, and on the KiwiSaver datasets page.

Number of KiwiSaver fund withdrawals, by withdrawal reason as at 30 June

This graph shows the number of KiwiSaver Fund Withdrawals, by withdrawal reason, as at 30 June.

This graph has 2 line bars. The vertical axis shows the number of members who have withdrawn their KiwiSaver savings for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship. The horizontal axis represents data from June 2012 to June 2022.

Note:

Figures are what have been provided by Scheme Providers to Inland Revenue and may not be 100% of all fund withdrawals.

By June 2022:

  • 54,396 members had withdrawn their savings for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship; up from 12,129 in the 2012 financial year
  • 38,426 members have withdrawn their savings having purchased a first home: up from 5,894 in the 2012 financial year
  • 15,970 members have withdrawn their savings due to financial hardship; up from 6,235 in the 2012 financial year.

From April 2020 KiwiSaver information is reported from a new system.

This data is provided through Excel files on the KiwiSaver datasets page.

Datasets for KiwiSaver statistics

The annual data is due to be updated by 30 September 2023.

Last updated: 01 Jul 2021
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