Everyone has different goals for retirement – for some it's travel, for others it's about affording life's little luxuries. Your retirement number is the amount of money you might need to reach these goals. Here are some tools and tips so you can start planning for the lifestyle you want in retirement.
How much will I need in retirement?
According to ASFA, a comfortable retirement costs approximately $1,159 per week for a couple1. Try our retirement needs calculator to help you estimate your weekly expenses and one-off costs in retirement.
How much will I have in retirement?
The average super balance at retirement in 2015-2016 was $270,710 for men and $157,050 for women2. Our retirement simulator can help you work out what your annual retirement income may be and how long your money may last.
What is the retirement age in Australia?
A recent survey conducted in Australia, the UK and US revealed that three out of five people are not appropriately prepared for retirement3. Find out more about what happens to your super when you retire, as well as what you can access and when.
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- The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Retirement Standard for retirees aged 65-85. Detailed budget breakdowns, September quarter 2017. Assumes retirees own their own home and are relatively healthy.
- The Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) Superannuation account balances by age and gender, October 2017. Retirement age assumed to be 60-64.
- Retirement Readiness - A Comparative Analysis of Australia, the United Kingdom & the United States – October 2017 page 26.
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