Number of KiwiSaver closed accounts

This graph has ten stacked vertical bars. The vertical axis shows the number of KiwiSaver members who have closed their KiwiSaver accounts. The horizontal axis represents data from June 2009 to June 2018. As at June 2018:

  • 206 thousand members have closed their accounts, up from 8 thousand in June 2009.
  • 21 thousand members have closed their accounts due to death, up from 2 thousand in June 2009.
  • 20 thousand members have closed their accounts due to permanent emigration up from 1 thousand in June 2009.
  • 127 thousand members have closed their accounts due to retirement; no member was in this category in 2009 FY.
  • 9,100 members have closed their accounts due to serious illness, up from 75 in 2009.