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  KiwiSaver scheme entry method statistics

Number of active/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 three lines, plotting increases of active or provisional KiwiSaver members who joined a scheme through:

  • active choice,
  • automatic enrolment to an employer’s chosen scheme, or
  • 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 2.1 million to 2.2 million.
  • Automatic enrolment to an employer’s nominated scheme increased from 203.6 thousand to 207.2 thousand.
  • Automatically enrolled to a default scheme increased from 581.3 thousand to 594.4 thousand.

Number of active/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.

Line graph showing active or provisional KiwiSaver members scheme entry method per year  

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 2010 to June 2019.

  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of active/provisional members who joined a scheme through active choice increased, from 891 thousand to 2.2 million.
  • Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of active/provisional members automatically enrolled to an employer’s nominated scheme increased, from 150 thousand to 204 thousand.
    Between June 2010 and June 2019, the number of active/provisional members automatically enrolled to a default scheme increased, from 418 thousand to 583 thousand.