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  • Highlights: SMSF quarterly statistical report June 2019

    Our Self-managed super fund quarterly statistical report – June 2019 is now available. It provides our latest statistics on the self-managed super fund (SMSF) sector. Highlights include:

    • there are 599,678 SMSFs
    • there are 1,125,201 members of SMSFs
    • the total estimated assets of SMSFs are $748 billion
    • the top asset types held by SMSFs (by value) are:
      • listed shares (31% of total estimated SMSF assets)
      • cash and term deposits (21%)
    • 53% of SMSF members are male and 47% are female
    • 85% of SMSF members are 45 years or older.

    This report also provides an update of the annual SMSF population analysis tables for 2014 to 2018, based on SMSF annual return data. From these, highlights for 2018 include:

    • the average assets per SMSF were $1.3 million
    • the average assets per SMSF member were $679,000
    • members contributed $11.6 billion to SMSFs
    • employers contributed $5.7 billion to SMSFs.

    Read the full report for further statistics about:

    • SMSF fund and member demographics
    • estimates on SMSF asset holdings
    • annual 'flows' in and out of SMSFs.

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      Last modified: 16 Oct 2019QC 60365