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Number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by age bracket each month

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members as at the end of each month, by age bracket.

Line graph showing KiwiSaver members by age per month 

 

Between November 2018 and November 2019, the number of members aged:

  • 0 - 17 decreased from 312.2 thousand to 293.1 thousand.
  • 18 - 24 increased from 380.2 thousand to 385.3 thousand.
  • 25 - 34 increased from 642.9 thousand to 668.3 thousand.
  • 35 - 44 increased from 508.5 thousand to 536 thousand.
  • 45 - 54 increased from 500.3 thousand to 517.3 thousand.
  • 55 - 64 increased from 426.2 thousand to 447.9 thousand.

Number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by age bracket each financial year

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members as at the end of each financial year, by age bracket.

Bar graph showing active or provisional KiwiSaver members by age per year

This graph has 10 stacked vertical bars. The vertical axis shows the increasing number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by age bracket. The horizontal axis shows data from June 2010 to June 2019.

  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members aged 0 – 17 increased from 266 thousand to 302 thousand.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members aged 18 – 24 increased from 229 thousand to 385 thousand.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members aged 25 – 34 increased from 235 thousand to 657 thousand.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members aged 35 – 44 increased from 235 thousand to 524 thousand.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members aged 45 – 54 increased from 235 thousand to 510 thousand.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members aged 55 plus increased from 250 thousand to 439 thousand.

Number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by gender each month

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members as at the end of each month, by gender.

Line graph showing KiwiSaver members by gender per month 
  • The number of female members increased from 1.48 million to 1.53 million in the last 12 months.
  • The number of male members increased from 1.42 million to 1.47 million in the last 12 months.

Number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by gender each financial year

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

Bar graph showing active or provisional KiwiSaver members by gender per year

This graph has 10 stacked vertical bars. The vertical axis shows the increasing number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by gender. The horizontal axis shows data from June 2010 to June 2019.

  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of female members increased from 0.8 million to 1.5 million.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of male members increased from 0.7 million to 1.5 million.

Number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by annual income

This graph shows the number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members at the end of each financial year, by annual income bracket. Members with no income are excluded. Income relates to the tax year prior to each financial year.

Bar graph showing KiwiSaver members annual income per year

The income brackets in the graph include income details for each tax year before each financial year. The horizontal axis represents financial years 2010 to 2019.

  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned between $1 to $20,000 increased from 394,686 to 609,752.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned between $20,001 to $40,000 increased from 330,858 to 465,832.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned between $40,001 to $60,000 increased from 220,832 to 501,101.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned between $60,001 to $80,000 increased from 96,053 to 332,571.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned between $80,001 to $100,000 increased from 36,988 to 173,066.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned between $100,001 to $120,000 increased from 17,811 to 80,137.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of members who earned more than $120,000 increased from 29,888 to 126,524.

Number of active/provisional KiwiSaver members by region

The map above shows the percentage of members in each New Zealand region as at 30 June 2019. Members without a valid New Zealand postcode are excluded.

Map of New Zealand showing active or provisional KiwiSaver members by region 

The heat map shows a New Zealand map and identifies the top 15 regions with the highest number of active or provisional KiwiSaver members. As at June 2019, there are 2,873,132 KiwiSaver members.

  • 33.3% of the members have recorded addresses within Auckland region.
  • 11.8% of the members have recorded addresses within Canterbury region.
  • 10.5% of the members have recorded addresses within Wellington region.
  • 8.3% of the members have recorded addresses within Waikato region.
  • 5.9% of the members have recorded addresses within Bay of Plenty region.
  • 4.4% of the members have recorded addresses within Manawatu-Wanganui regions.
  • 4.2% of the members have recorded addresses within Otago region.
  • 3.3% of the members have recorded addresses within Hawkes Bay region.
  • 2.2% of the members have recorded addresses within Taranaki region.
  • 1.3% of the members have recorded addresses within Nelson/Tasman region.
  • 1.8% of the members have recorded addresses within Southland region.
  • 0.6% of the members have recorded addresses within West Coast regions.