• Table 10: Age ranges of SMSF members

    This table shows the approximate age distribution of SMSF members at 30 June 2014, along with the age distribution of members of SMSFs established in each year from 2009 to 2013. This is an estimate based on Australian Business Register (ABR) data. For the first time, this table includes two new age ranges for members over 65 years.

    Age distribution of members, by establishment year of SMSF

    Age range

    Proportion of all members
    at June 2014

    2009

    2010

    2011

    2012

    2013

    < 25

    1.2%

    0.8%

    0.9%

    1.1%

    1.2%

    1.4%

    25–34

    4.1%

    4.8%

    5.5%

    6.2%

    7.2%

    9.0%

    35–44

    12.9%

    17.7%

    19.8%

    20.2%

    21.5%

    25.9%

    45–54

    24.0%

    26.1%

    28.2%

    28.5%

    29.8%

    31.9%

    55–64

    32.1%

    30.5%

    29.6%

    29.8%

    29.3%

    24.6%

    65–74

    21.3%

    17.8%

    14.2%

    13.1%

    10.1%

    6.7%

    > 74

    4.3%

    2.3%

    1.8%

    1.2%

    1.0%

    0.6%

    Unknown

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    0.0%

    Total

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100%

    100% 

    Average member age

     

    56.3

     

    54.3

     

    53.0

     

    52.4

     

    51.4

     

    49.3

    Median member age

     

    57.6

     

    55.2

     

    53.6

     

    53.1

     

    52.1

     

    49.5

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