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Number of withdrawals from KiwiSaver funds by withdrawal reason each month

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 The vertical axis shows the number of members who have withdrawn their KiwiSaver savings for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship.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 March 2021 to March 2022.

In March 2022:

  • 4,810 members have withdrawn their savings for first home purchase or financial hardship, down from 7,330 in March 2021
  • 3,170 members have withdrawn their savings for the purpose of first home purchase, down from 5,330 in March 2021
  • 1,640 members have withdrawn their savings due to financial hardship, down from 2,000 in March 2022.

Number of withdrawals from KiwiSaver funds by withdrawal reason each financial year

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 The vertical axis shows the number of members who have withdrawn their KiwiSaver savings for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship.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 2021.

 

By June 2021:

  • 76 thousand members had withdrawn their savings for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship; up from 12 thousand in the 2012 financial year
  • 54 thousand members have withdrawn their savings having purchased a first home: up from 6 thousand in the 2012 financial year
  • 22 thousand members have withdrawn their savings due to financial hardship; up from 6 thousand in the 2012 financial year.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2021
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