1131.0 - Directory of Superannuation Related Statistics, 1997  
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Industry and product analysis (various products)

Name of Organisation
Rice Kachor Research
16 The Avenue
HURSTVILLE NSW 2220
Switchboard: (02) 9580 9277
Facsimile: (02) 9954 1632
Web Site: www.rkr.com.au/-rkr
Email: rkr@rkr.com.au

Products and Services
Name/Title of Product

  • Analysis ($1,295.00 pa)
  • Analysis by State ($1,495.00 pa or $1,025.00 per issue)
  • Asset Analysis ($2,195.00 pa);
  • Master Trust Analysis ($2,495.00 pa)
  • Group Insurance Analysis ($1,895.00 pa)
  • Personal Super Analysis ($2,495.00 pa)
  • Annuity & Pension Analysis ($1,895.00 pa)
  • Personal Super League Table ($99.00 pa)
  • Annuity & Pension League Table ($99.00 pa)
Dissemination Media
All products are available as publications. See Name/Title of Product above. It is expected that future publications will be available on disk.

Contact
About these statistics
Mr Michael Rice
Executive Director
Telephone: (02) 9580 8566
To purchase these statistics
Ms Jenny Wong
Technical Analyst
Telephone: (02) 9580 9277

Broad Description
Various reports analyse market share of life insurance companies, asset allocation of life insurance statutory funds and comparison of products available to the public (personal superannuation, superannuation master trusts, group insurance, annuities and pensions).

Purpose of Data
Specialist research targeted towards practitioners in each field.

Detailed Description
Population
All life insurance companies which submit a return to the Insurance and Superannuation Commission. Major fund managers offering specified products to the public (personal superannuation, superannuation master trusts, annuities and pensions).
Superannuation Data Items
  • Analysis and Analysis by State contain details of market share of life insurance companies, premium income (annual premium and single premium basis), asset size and number of funds, at the national level and state level in the respective publications.
  • Asset Analysis contains details of asset allocations of statutory funds of life insurance companies.
  • Master Trust Analysis contains details of 75 master trust products, being all those issued by life insurance companies and the major master trusts issued by prospectus. The survey provides analysis on a product by product basis, comparison of fees and charges, market share analysis and overview of the market as a whole.
  • Group Insurance Analysis contains details of 19 group life products, 15 salary continuance products and 8 group trauma products, being all those issued by life insurance companies and the major group life products issued by prospectus. The survey provides analysis on a product by product basis, comparison of fees and charges, market share analysis and overview of the market as a whole.
  • Personal Super Analysis contains details of 80 personal superannuation products (including rollovers), being all those issued by life insurance companies and the major personal superannuation products issued by prospectus. The survey provides analysis on a product by product basis, comparison of fees and charges, market share analysis and overview of the market as a whole.
  • Annuity and Pension Analysis contains details of 93 immediate annuity and allocated pension products, being all those issued by life insurance companies and the major products issued by prospectus. The survey provides analysis on a product by product basis, comparison of fees and charges, market share analysis and overview of the market as a whole.
  • Personal Super League Table & Annuity League Table provide data on fund size and cash flow as well as investment performance over 1,2,3 and 5 years.
  • The Annuity & Pension League Table contains data on immediate annuities and allocated pensions. These reports are the ideal quick reference guide to investment performance for retail single premium, superannuation and retirement incomes products.

Source
Source material includes the Insurance and Superannuation Commission statistics, policy documents, prospectuses and responses to questionnaires.

Method of Collection
Data are collected from several sources. Statistical publications and product surveys all contain information about the whole market. Samples are not used.

Frequency
Quarterly or Annual (varies by publication).

Timeliness
Material is issued approximately four months after the reference period.

Historical Data
Varies by product but some data are available for an eight-year period.

Geographic Breakdown
This information is provided when known at State and Territory level.

Confidentiality and Availability
Readily available on subscription.

Unpublished Information
Unpublished data can be made available on a fee for service basis. Price on application.


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