• Table 16: Asset allocations, by fund phase (2012)

    This table shows the proportion of assets held by accumulation and pension phase SMSFs, for each type of asset listed on the 2012 SMSF annual return.

    These figures are estimates based on SMSF annual return form data.

    Asset allocation in 2012, by phase
    Asset allocation Accumulation phase Pension phase

    Listed trusts

    3.0%

    3.9%

    Unlisted trusts

    8.9%

    8.1%

    Insurance policy

    0.1%

    0.0%

    Other managed investments

    3.9%

    4.6%

    Cash and term deposits

    32.4%

    32.7%

    Debt securities

    0.6%

    1.1%

    Loans

    0.6%

    0.7%

    Listed shares

    25.1%

    31.7%

    Unlisted shares

    1.3%

    1.0%

    Limited recourse borrowing arrangements

    0.9%

    0.2%

    Non-residential real property

    14.3%

    10.2%

    Residential real property

    4.9%

    2.5%

    Collectables and personal use assets

    0.2%

    0.1%

    Other assets

    3.0%

    2.5%

    Overseas shares

    0.4%

    0.3%

    Overseas non-residential real property

    0.0%

    0.0%

    Overseas residential real property

    0.1%

    0.0%

    Overseas managed investments

    0.1%

    0.1%

    Other overseas assets

    0.4%

    0.3%

    Total Australian and overseas assets (%)

    100%

    100%

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