Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report

Industry Superannuation Funds industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 6.5%

Industry super funds have now become the leading type of superannuation fund in Australia by assets held. They are not-for-profit superannuation funds that operate for the benefit of their members. Revenue for the Industry Superannuation Funds industry has declined slightly over the past five years on the back of weaker investment returns compared with the start of the period. Several events have weighed on the investment performance of industry super funds over the period, including the UK's EU referendum and the European sovereign debt crisis, which has caused significant fluctuations in industry revenue. Overall, industry revenue is expected to decline at an annualised 0.8% over the five years through 2018-19, to $44.6 billion. This includes an an...
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Industry Superannuation Funds industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The outlook for the Industry Superannuation Funds industry is positive, with stronger investment performance projected and more favourable financial market conditions anticipated to support revenue growth over the next five years. Higher contributions and improving employment conditions are also anticipated to contribute to continued growth in industry assets. Overall, industry revenue is forecast to rise at an annualised X.X% over the five years through XXX-XX, to reach $XX.X billion. Revenue is projected to remain highly volatile, given the industry's exposure to equities markets. Revenue volatility is likely to depend on the pace at which the US Federal Reserve raises interest rates, developments in the US-China trade war and the transition of the...
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Industry Superannuation Funds industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 75
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 1,435

Biggest companies in the Industry Superannuation Funds industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia industry include AustralianSuper, UniSuper, Sunsuper Superannuation Fund, Retail Employees Superannuation Trust and Health Employees Superannuation Trust Australia.

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What is Industry Superannuation Funds industry?

Industry Definition

Industry firms provide retirement benefits to members of specific industries. Industry revenue is primarily made up of investment revenue. Industry firms must have more than four members.

Industry Products and Services

  • Listed equities
  • Property
  • Fixed income
  • Cash
  • Other assets

Industry Activities

  • Operating industry super funds

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Industry Definition

Industry firms provide retirement benefits to members of specific industries. Industry revenue is primarily made up of investment revenue. Industry firms must have more than four members.

Main Activities

  • Operating industry super funds

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Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

A large proportion of industry funds under management is invested in Australian equity markets. The performance of equity markets is closely linked to the...
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All Ordinaries index
MSCI World Index
10-year bond rate
Residential property yields

Current Performance

Industry versus retail
Other issues and trends
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Asset-liability match
Consolidation and other trends
 Table: Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers in Australia






Key Selling Industries

Life Insurance in Australia
Accounting Services in Australia
Professional Services in Australia
Superannuation Funds Management Services in Australia



Products & Services

The Industry Superannuation Funds industry's product breakdown remains relatively constant due to most members staying within the default strategy, and th...
Members aged between 50 and 59 years
Members aged under 35 years
Members aged between 60 and 65 years
Members aged over 65 years


Demand Determinants

Demand for industry super funds is largely driven by legislation, fees and fund performance. Contributions are legislated by the government to be mandator...
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Major Markets

Members aged between 50 and 59 years
Members aged under 35 years
Members aged between 60 and 65 years
Members aged over 65 years



 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Industry Superannuation Funds industry is characterised by moderate market share concentration. The four largest industry super funds are estimated to...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

AustralianSuper is the largest industry super fund in Australia by assets, and has more than 2.2 million members. AustralianSuper was formed in July 2006 ...
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AustralianSuper

 Table: AustralianSuper - financial performance

UniSuper

 Table: UniSuper - financial performance

Sunsuper

 Table: Sunsuper - financial performance

Rest

 Table: Rest - financial performance

HESTA

 Table: HESTA - financial performance

Cbus

 Table: Cbus - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Industry Superannuation Funds industry is characterised by a low level of capital intensity. With the exception of computer systems, industry super fu...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Industry Superannuation Funds in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2025)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2025)
Establishments (2007-2025)
Businesses (2007-2025)
Employment (2007-2025)
Exports (2007-2025)
Imports (2007-2025)
Wages (2007-2025)
Domestic Demand (2007-2025)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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  • Historical and Forecast Growth
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  • Industry Market Size
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  • Industry Major Players
    Industry Major Players
  • Profitability Analysis
    Profitability Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
    SWOT Analysis
  • Industry Trends
    Industry Trends
  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
    Porter's 5 Forces Analysis

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