Amount of KiwiSaver funds withdrawn by withdrawal reason

This graph has ten clustered vertical bars. The vertical axis shows the $ amount of KiwiSaver funds withdrawn, for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship. The horizontal axis represents data from June 2009 to June 2018.

In June 2018:

  • $ 873 million has been withdrawn for the purposes of first home purchase or financial hardship, up from $ 365 million in the 2009 financial year.
  • $ 105 million was attributable to financial hardship, up from 365 million in the 2009 financial year.
  • $ 769 million was attributable to first home purchase; no one withdrew in the 2009 financial year for first home purchase.